Public Health Advisory Council Annual Meeting

June 10th, 2016 - PHAC Annual Meeting 8:00 - 11:30The PHAC's anual meeting was carried out this morning with flying colors. Community stakeholders from around the region gathered to network and learn about the broad services that are impacting the goals of the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), a framework for improving the health and well being of all the Capital Area citizens.There was a packed agenda with eight speakers who covered topics from the WISDOM data collection… read more

Ribbon Cuttings for Permanent Prescription Drug Takeback Boxes

National Take Back Day – Ribbon Cutting for Permanent Drug Deposit BoxesGranite United Way and the Capital Area Public Health Network Leading EffortsConcord, New Hampshire  –  There will be several special ribbon cutting ceremonies this weekend during the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. These ribbon cutting ceremonies will symbolize the seven permanent drug take back boxes now available at Capital Area police stations, including Allenstown, Bow, Henniker,… read more

Annual Hospital And Ambulatory Surgery Center Healthcare-Associated Infections Reports Release

Annual Hospital And Ambulatory Surgery Center Healthcare-Associated Infections Reports ReleasedConcord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is releasing the 2014 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Hospital Report and the 2014 Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Report based on data from the 34 hospitals and 27 ASC licensed in the State during 2014. The reports, as mandated by law, report data on the occurrence of specific HAI. For… read more

DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back

DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-BackEvent will take place from 10 am-2 pm on Saturday, September 26thJUL 28 (WASHINGTON) - DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg today announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place September 26th from 10 am-2 pm local time in every state but Pennsylvania and Delaware, where the event will take place on September 12. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide… read more