Expenses eligible for reimbursement can include those related to a facility’s physical space, such as long-term mortgage or lease payments; building maintenance, repairs, or renovations; and the creation or expansion of outdoor spaces. Programs and services necessary to operate the childcare business may also be reimbursable under the grant, including payroll or bookkeeping software, training and support services, or materials for play and learning. READ MORE
The session will provide an update to neighbors and the general public on the progress toward the construction of a secure forensic psychiatric hospital adjacent to New Hampshire Hospital. The session will begin at 6 p.m. READ MORE
DHHS has been planning Mission Zero for several months and knows it cannot be achieved overnight. The Mission Zero plan will address the key drivers of New Hampshire’s ED boarding challenge. READ MORE
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has determined that a laboratory error incorrectly caused last week’s recall announcement concerning lēf Farms “Spice” Packaged Salad Greens. The products from lēf Farms are safe and the recall has been canceled. READ MORE
The recall was initiated after a sample tested by the DHHS Public Health Laboratory tested positive for E. coli O157. No illnesses have been reported to date. lēf Farms “Spice” is the only product impacted to date and affected retailers include Hannaford and Market Basket. DHHS and the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture Markets and Food are working collaboratively with the company to determine the root cause of the contamination. READ MORE
“New Hampshire is moving quickly to build a new youth development center that is designed for the future of juvenile justice to provide the best outcome for our kids,” said Governor Chris Sununu. “Creating operational efficiencies is key to meeting that goal, which is just what locating the center in Hampstead would do.” READ MORE
DHHS will use the funding to plan for a new, more integrated approach to community-based services in New Hampshire—called the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic model—that has been associated with numerous positive outcomes in other states, including reduced emergency department visits and hospital readmissions. READ MORE
The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has announced that its Manchester District Office, located at 1050 Perimeter Road, Suite 501 in Manchester, will be closed to the public and staff on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, due to burst pipes caused by this weekend’s extreme cold.