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General Provider COVID-19 Resources and Information

Information for all healthcare organizations and physicians in the State as well as their partners to help ensure all those involved have correct and up-to-date information about this outbreak.

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Calls with Healthcare and Public Health Partners

Calls with Healthcare and Public Health Partners

Calls with healthcare partners will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 12:00-1:00 PM moving forward. 

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://nh-dhhs.zoom.us/j/94059287404?pwd=d2RsQ2VveE1OalFnRWNyYjk5ZjBXdz09
Passcode: 353809

Or Telephone:
US: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799 
Webinar ID: 940 5928 7404
Passcode: 353809
 

COVID-19 Rapid / Point of Care Test Reporting Guidance

This guidance is intended to provide authorized facilities administering rapid or point of care COVID-19 tests (e.g. antigen and nucleic acid amplification tests) with instructions for reporting individual level test results to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Services. Reporting of all personally identifiable information for COVID-19 test results is required by federal law and state law. The reporting of all test results is required, including positive, negative, and invalid results. Please provide information for all fields for which you have information. For technical assistance, contact the Public Health COVID-19 Operations Center at 603-271-6996, Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm.

For positive cases only, healthcare providers that have additional clinical and risk factor information beyond the test result are encouraged to complete and fax a Case Reporting Form.

Current Situation

COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund

On March 19, Governor Chris Sununu issued Emergency Order #9, establishing the COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund. The order creates a $50 million fund to provide emergency relief to hospitals and other health care providers who can demonstrate that receipt of funds is necessary for maintaining an essential component of New Hampshire's healthcare system during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

For more information, go to the COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare System Relief Fund webpage.

Telehealth

Preventative Care During COVID-19

Guidance for Pediatric Healthcare Providers

Guidance for Dental Providers

Mental Health Guidance

Community Health Workers (CHW) Resources

NH Health Alert Network (HAN) Messages

Healthcare Facilities

First Responders

Temporary/Emergency Shelters

Laboratory Testing

The New Hampshire Public Health Laboratories (PHL) now has testing capacity for COVID-19. Results take a minimum of 24 hours from receipt of clinical specimens.

To submit specimens to the NH PHL for COVID-19 testing, the guidance below for "Laboratory Testing for COVID-19" should be followed, including completion of the NH PHL Requisition.

For specimens being sent to New Hampshire Public Health Lab: Collect NP swabs and place into tube of viral transport media (VTM). Read the COVID-19 Specimen Collection And Transport Kit Instructions.

Webinars

Weekly Call for Healthcare Providers and Public Health Partners - Presentation