NH DHHS Accepting Applications from Child Care Providers Seeking Emergency Program Designation

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is now accepting applications from child care providers seeking designation as emergency child care programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF) and child care stakeholders, DHHS has committed $4 million in federal funding to establish … Continue reading NH DHHS Accepting Applications from Child Care Providers Seeking Emergency Program Designation

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NH DHHS Announces WIC Appointments Available By Phone

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) today announced that in light of recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention around social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Hampshire Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program has received authorization from the US Department of Agriculture to conduct … Continue reading NH DHHS Announces WIC Appointments Available By Phone

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Community organizations collaborate to feed area children as schools close due to COVID19

MARCH 18, 2020 – Area nonprofit and community organizers are working together to ensure that children are fed as schools close across Strafford County and the rest of the country due to the coronavirus outbreak. For students that rely on the meals they receive throughout the school day to combat food-insecurity, school closure often means, … Continue reading Community organizations collaborate to feed area children as schools close due to COVID19

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Letter to our patients: COVID-19

Letter to our patients: COVID-19 This message was sent by email and text message to our patients on March 18, 2020. For updated info, see FamiliesFirstSeacoast.org and GoodwinCH.org. During this challenging time of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we at Greater Seacoast Community Health are making some temporary changes to keep our patients, staff and community safer. Please read … Continue reading Letter to our patients: COVID-19

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Unity Recovery, WEconnect Health, Alano Club of Portland, & SOS Recovery Offering Free Online Substance Use and Mental Health Support during COVID-19

Unity Recovery, WEconnect Health, Alano Club of Portland, & SOS Recovery Offering Free Online Substance Use and Mental Health Support during COVID-19 Virtual support groups, led by peer and family recovery specialists, occurring daily Philadelphia—Individuals and family members dealing with substance use, mental health, disordered eating, and other behavioral health disorders will be able to … Continue reading Unity Recovery, WEconnect Health, Alano Club of Portland, & SOS Recovery Offering Free Online Substance Use and Mental Health Support during COVID-19

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Somersworth taking on childhood trauma – here’s how

Public Health partners in the Somersworth area are teaming up to support kids with adverse childhood experiences. Find out how by reading the full article on Fosters

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Strafford County Public Health holding Coronavirus session for businesses

The Strafford County Public Health Network held a Coronavirus info session for local business leaders on Tuesday, March 10 at 6 p.m. at the Somersworth Middle School. Read the full article on Seacoast Online

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How to talk to kids about the Coronavirus

This Seacoast Online article outlines the ways parents can talk to their kids about what COVID19 is and how to avoid getting sick. Read the article on Seacoast Online

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Portsmouth homeless memorial vigil remembers those who died in 2019

Read the full article on Fosters.com By Karen Dandurant  PORTSMOUTH — In accordance with Homeless Memorial Vigils happening all over the state and the country, five names were read in Market Square Friday night commemorating homeless people known to have died during 2019. The vigil takes place as close as possible to the night of … Continue reading Portsmouth homeless memorial vigil remembers those who died in 2019

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Hospital staff buy gifts for local families

Read the full article in Fosters.com   PORTSMOUTH – About two dozen families who have home visitors from Families Health & Support Center had their holiday-gift wish lists fulfilled this year by Portsmouth Regional Hospital employees. Every department at the hospital participated, with different departments purchasing and wrapping gifts for different families. Donors did not … Continue reading Hospital staff buy gifts for local families

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