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Who We Are

The Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services (DPHCS) is the chief public health strategist for the Greater Nashua Public Health Region (GNPHR), and the first accredited health department in New Hampshire (NH). We provide a range of direct services and engage a variety of partners on strategic initiatives to ensure the health and well being of every member of our community.

Our Mission

To promote, protect, and preserve the health and well being of the Greater Nashua Public Health Region through leadership and community collaboration.  

Our Vision

To have an informed, safe, healthy, and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.  

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We Have Moved!

The City of Nashua DPHCS is undergoing a temporary building relocation to allow for renovation at our 18 Mulberry Street location, expected to take one year. During this time, staff have been relocated to the Landmark Building, 142 Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060. 

Our staff are occupying offices on the fourth and fifth floor, giving us space and technology to fulfill our mission, vision, and services. The Community Health, Community Services, and Welfare departments are located on the fourth floor and the Environmental Health department is located on the fifth floor. Our phone numbers and email addresses remain the same.

We continue to operate virtually and select services are available in-person. We recommend that you continue contacting us via phone or email if you are able. If you need to make an in-person appointment, please use the information provided below to contact the appropriate department.

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If you make an appointment for a service at our building, you will be asked to complete our screening protocol upon arrival. To ensure the health and safety of our staff and clients, if you have a fever or answer yes to any of our screening questions, you will be asked to arrange for a COVID-19 test, quarantine, and return at a later date. Our staff will be practicing social distancing, wearing face coverings, and practicing proper hand hygiene. Our visitors will be asked to do the same. 

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Small actions can make a big difference during a disaster or emergency. Pledge to learn about simple activities you can do to help yourself, your household, and your community become more prepared. By taking the pledge to "GoPREP," you will receive information, tips, and resources provided by industry leaders to help you become more prepared. Every action you take will help increase your community’s resilience to disasters and emergencies! Visit our website for more information about how you can take action to prepare yourself, your household, and your community. 

Latest News & Alerts

First Confirmed Batch of West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitos in Nashua (9/24)

This week, a batch of mosquitoes collected in the northeast part of the City of Nashua on September 10, 2020 were reported positive for West Nile virus. Although the mosquito season is coming to an end with cooler nights, there is still some risk of illness from this mild mosquito-borne virus, especially for people 50 years of age and older. Dragon Mosquito, the City of Nashua’s vendor for mosquito sampling and identification, will continue their activities into October until the first hard frost. 

As chief public health strategists for the City of Nashua and the Greater Nashua Region, we urge residents to practice the following precautions to protect themselves and their families. If you have any questions or concerns, we advise you to contact the City of Nashua DPHCS Environmental Health Department via phone at 603-589-4530 or email at Read the full statement here.

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For More Information: 603-589-4500