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What About Workforce? June 2020 Update

written by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Summer Safety Tips for Children

written by Lisa Vasquez, NHPHA Communications Committee Chair

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What About Workforce? May 2020 Update

by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Many NH Department of Health and Human Services Programs and Services Available Online

by Lynne Clement, Communications Specialist, Division of Public Health Services

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Inside NHPHA: A Monthly Column Written by NHPHA Leadership: Equity, COVID-19, and the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

written by Joan H. Ascheim, MSN, NHPHA Executive Director

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Maintaining Mental Health During Quarantine

written by Lisa Vasquez, NHPHA Communications Committee Chair

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Intern Alicia Manion Takes on Childhood Lead Poisoning and Prevention with the City of Concord

written by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Executive Director Joan Ascheim Speaks About COVID-19

NHPHA Executive Director Joan Ascheim was interviewed by The Union Leader about the COVID-19 situation in New Hampshire. You can read the article here.

Health in All Policies Update: NHPHA Priority Bills

by Joan Ascheim, NHPHA Executive Director

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What About Workforce? March 2020 Update

by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Interview with NHPHA Intern Ashley Haluch and Dr. Laura Cristoph

by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Inside NHPHA: A Monthly Column Written by NHPHA Leadership: Reading with Purpose to Support Diversity

by Marcella Bobinsky, NHPHA President

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National Public Health Week 2020 Is Approaching!

by Lisa Vasquez, Co-Chair, NHPHA Communications Committee

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New Futures January 2020 Legislative Update

With the 2020 Legislative Session in full swing, we have been very busy across the state and at the State House. This session we are continuing to work alongside advocates, partners, and lawmakers on important legislation to improve the health and wellness of the Granite State. While we are closely following many bills crucial to improving the health of NH, our three 2020 campaign-level initiatives this year are Tobacco 21, Rx Drug Price Relief, and Early Childhood Investments.

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What About Workforce? February 2020 Update

written by Andrea Guzman, Workforce Development Coordinator

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Food, Firearms, Fluoride, and More: A Sampling of Public Health Issues for the 2020 Legislative Session

Inside NHPHA: A Monthly Column Written by NHPHA Leadership

Food, Firearms, Fluoride, and More: A Sample of Public Health Issues for the 2020 Legislative Session

written by Joan H. Ascheim, MSN, Executive Director

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We Are Public Health

written by Lisa Vasquez, Communications Committee Co-Chair

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NH BDAS Launches Binge-Free 603 Campaign

The NH Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (NH BDAS) has relaunched their public health awareness campaign Binge-Free 603: What’s Your Reason? The goal of this campaign is to lower young adult high-risk alcohol use. The campaign has created a brand that encompasses the values of the peer crowd identified to be most at-risk for binge drinking behavior, country-locals, a group of young adults mostly likely to engage in risky consumption of alcohol. The campaign concepts that depict healthy lifestyles, healthy activities, and personal reasons for avoiding excessive drinking and connects to the values consistent with this peer group. The campaign videos show young adults in NH doing activities such as hiking, ATV use, mountain biking, fishing, kayaking, skiing, or snowboarding, rather than showing people partying.

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February Is Heart Month

This year, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and The Heart Truth are asking people to participate in this important annual campaign by engaging in the following activities throughout the month:

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NHPHA Public Health Mentor Program: Experience from the Lens of a Mentee

The NHPHA Public Health Mentoring Program is a great opportunity for experienced public health professionals to make a positive impact on the career and professional development of emerging public health professionals. This mentoring journey provides public health students and early-career professionals with the opportunity to explore the field of public health from the lens of a qualified public health professional. NHPHA works closely with the mentors to offer mentees the chance to enhance a variety of skills that will allow them to flourish in their future work of improving the health of a population.

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