Health Officer

Coronavirus Recommendations

New Hampshire, NH DHHS continues to recommend that all residents take the following precautions:

Stay home and avoid public places when sick (i.e. social distancing)

Cover mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing

Wash hands frequently

Avoid being within 6 feet (close contact) of a person who is sick

Avoid sharing drinks, smoking/vaping devices, or other utensils or objects that may transmit saliva

Disinfect frequently touched surfaces


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Although the immediate health risk to those living in New Hampshire is considered low, there are simple steps that can be taken to prevent illness. This virus spreads primarily through respiratory droplets that are dispersed when an infected person coughs or sneezes, which means that the same precautions taken during flu season will also help prevent the spread of 2019-n-CoV. 

 

Protect yourself:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 

Get a flu shot- it is not too late to be protected from flu.

 

Protect others:

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, then throw the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.

Stay home from work or school if you have a fever or are not feeling well.

 

Ensure community sanitation:

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

See guidelines at web links (below) 

https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/2019-ncov.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Wayne R. Whitford Health Officer (603) 763-4940
Dennis Pavlicek Town Administrator (603) 763-4940