New Hampshire Public Health Organizations

New Hampshire Public Health Network

The New Hampshire Public Health Network (NHPHN) is a network of 14 community-based partnerships involving broad public health interests to assure coordinated and comprehensive delivery of essential public health services and serves as a local liaison with state agencies involved in the public’s health and safety.

New Hampshire Public Health Association

The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) is a membership organization committed to strengthening the public health system to more effectively protect and improve the health and safety of the residents of New Hampshire. In support of this mission, the NHPHA brings together all people and organizations in the state committed to improving the public’s health and advocates on behalf of public health issues. The NHPHA was incorporated in 1992 as a 501c(3) private, not-for-profit organization, and in January 2004, declared 501c(3)(h) status.

NH Department of Environmental Services

The mission of the Department of Environmental Services is to help sustain a high quality of life for all citizens by protecting and restoring the environment and public health in New Hampshire.

NH Department of Safety, Bureau of Emergency Management

The NH Department of Safety protects the lives, property and environment of the people of New Hampshire from the threat or occurrence of emergencies resulting from any natural or man-made disaster, including but not limited to flood, fire, earthquake, windstorm, tsunami, technological incidents, drought, terrorism, epidemic, hurricanes and tornadoes.

NH DHHS / Division of Public Health Services (DPHS)

The Division of Public Health Services is responsible for providing leadership and core public health capacity for NH citizens. The mission of DPHS is to assure the health and well being of communities and populations in NH by protecting and promoting the physical, mental and environmental health of its citizens, and by preventing disease, injury and disability.