Public Health & Community Services
Who We AreThe Division of Public Health and Community Services is the public health entity for the City of Nashua. It is the first
accredited Health Department in New Hampshire. All of the Departments within the Division offer services that directly
impact the health, social, and economic
well-being of the residents of the City of Nashua and the surrounding communities.
Our MissionTo promote, protect and preserve the health and well-being of the Greater Nashua Region through leadership and community collaboration.
Our VisionTo have an informed, safe, healthy and resilient community where all people can thrive and prosper.
Each year the week of June 26 is declared National Mosquito Control Awareness Week by the American Mosquito Control Association. AMCA's "Mosquito Week" educates the general public about the significance of mosquitoes in their daily lives. Additional Info...
Throughout the month of June, teams of volunteers with the City of Nashua Division of Public Health and Community Services will go out into communities within the City of Nashua to survey Read on...
Announcements / Resources West Nile Virus and EEE Fact Sheets - New!
Lyme Disease Fact Sheet - New! Carbon Monoxide Safety
Norovirus Illness: Key Facts
Zika Virus Information from NH DHHS and CDC
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Community Services Department
The Community Services Department encompasses cross-departmental projects and provides regional public health services.
Within this department are the following programs:
- Community Health Assessment (CHA)
- Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP)
- Health Data and Epidemiology
- Health Education
- Healthy Homes
- Public Health Accreditation
- Public Health Advisory Council
- Public Health Emergency Preparedness
- Strategic Planning (PDF)
- Substance Misuse Prevention
Community Health Department
The Community Health Department provides services that protect the public's health by ensuring that individuals are tested, treated or provided vaccinations that protect the entire community from communicable disease.
Environmental Health Department
The Environmental Health Department protects the health of the public by defining, eliminating, controlling and managing environmental hazards. This is accomplished through the enforcement of laws and ordinances that protect the public from harmful environmental factors, often in collaboration with other City or State partners.
The Welfare Department provides interim emergency assistance for income eligible residents. Assistance is available with rent, food, utilities and medications.