Disease Prevention

Communicable Disease Prevention

Clinical preventive services include screening tests, counseling interventions, immunizations and prophylactic regimens for individuals of all ages and risk categories. The Nashua Community Health Department follows up on all legally reportable communicable diseases. This includes but is not limited to the following:
  • Diarrheal diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Tuberculosis

Immunization Program for Children 18 & Under

Immunizations are made available to improve health standards and to prevent diseases for the individual, the family, and the community. Walk-in clinics are held Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.. and Fridays from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and at designated outreach clinics. Below you will find the 2019 recommended vaccination listing per the CDC. 

Tuberculosis Program

Services include reporting, investigation and directly-observed therapy and education for active cases of tuberculosis (TB).

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

STD testing and treatment, education regarding sexually transmitted diseases, and instruction on risk-reduction factors and behaviors. 

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Antibody and Hepatitis C (HCV)

Confidential testing and counseling by trained Community Health Department staff. Education is provided on risk-reduction factors and behaviors.