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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

See below for a chronological list of updates on Covid-19.

If you have questions about COVID-19, please call your doctor or dial 2-1-1.

COVID-19 CDC Guidelines

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March 9, 2021

North Country Healthcare (NCH) continues to offer the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals who meet the State of New Hampshire's Phase 1A and 1B criteria. Appointments are required. Former Brown School, 190 Norway St., Berlin, NH: (603) 752-2300; [email protected] Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, 181 Corliss Lane, Colebrook, NH: (603) 388-4259; [email protected] Weeks Medical Center, 173 Middle St., Lancaster, NH: (603) 788-5656; [email protected] Weeks Medical Center Physicians Office, 8 Clover Lane, Whitefield, NH (603) 788-5656; [email protected]

March 5, 2021

North Country Healthcare (NCH) is pleased to offer a number of COVID-19 Phase 1B vaccination clinics this weekend. Appointments are required. Former Brown School, 190 Norway St., Berlin, NH: (603) 752-2300; [email protected] Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, 181 Corliss Lane, Colebrook, NH: (603) 388-4259; [email protected] Weeks Medical Center, 173 Middle St., Lancaster, NH: (603) 788-5656; [email protected]

February 16, 2021

North Country Healthcare (NCH) continues to provide COVID-19 vaccines to New Hampshire residents within Phase 1B. If experiencing problems registering at vaccines.nh.gov, please contact the NCH affiliate hospital nearest you: Androscoggin Valley Hospital: (603) 752-2300; [email protected] Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital: (603) 388-4259; [email protected] Weeks Medical Center: (603) 788-5656; [email protected]

January 27, 2021

As North Country Healthcare (NCH) begins its COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week, we ask for your patience. NCH is currently receiving only 400 vaccines each week. We are hopeful that supplies increase. A reminder that anyone who qualifies for the vaccine under Phase 1B may request an appointment at vaccines.nh.gov.

January 25, 2021

Do you have questions about Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccination? If so, please click here. If you meet the criteria, an appointment to receive the vaccine may be made by visiting vaccines.nh.gov.

January 15, 2021

Updated COVID-19 vaccination phases and timelines have been released.

January 5, 2021

For a list of frequently asked questions pertaining to COVID-19 vaccination, as well as their answers, please click here.

December 24, 2020

There are many reasons for us to #MaskUpNewHampshire. To view a very important one, please click here.

December 17, 2020

COVID-19 vaccines have begun to be administered to employees of North Country Healthcare (NCH) and its affiliates. Employees expressing an interest in receiving the vaccine have been stratified into high, moderate and low risk per the New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services' "Jump Start Phase", also known as Phase 1a. Such vaccination, along with masking and social distancing, play an important role in helping ensure the health and well-being of those within our communities.

December 8, 2020

Comprehensive information about COVID-19 in New Hampshire including complete data referencing the number of active and cumulative cases is available for viewing by clicking here.

December 3, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has, effective December 2, 2020, reduced the previous 14-day quarantine recommendation for people who were exposed to 10 days without COVID-19 symptoms. For more information, please click here.

November 30, 2020

The North Country Healthcare (NCH) Incident Command Team continues to meet regularly to share information and best practices relative to the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in our communities. The Team is comprised of Chief Nursing Officers of all three hospital affiliates as well as other leadership from the hospitals, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, and North Country Healthcare itself, the parent organization.

November 17, 2020

Drive-up COVID-19 testing remains available throughout the North Country, at various NCH locations. For a complete list as well as how to make an appointment, please click here.

November 4, 2020

North Country Healthcare reminds everyone to please "Mask Up" as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19 in and beyond our communities. Face coverings can help reduce virus transmission. For more information about the Mask Up New Hampshire initiative, please click here.

October 29, 2020

North Country Healthcare is pleased to offer BiNAX rapid antigen COVID-19 testing for patients with active symptoms and PCR for patients who are without symptoms. For testing details, please click here.

October 24, 2020

North Country Healthcare hospitals are pleased to partner with our healthcare partners in providing COVID-19 (including drive-up) testing. Please note that appointments are required, dependent on location. For more information, please click here.

September 17, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidelines relative to what you should do if you are sick. For complete information, please click here.

September 4, 2020

Looking for a location within New Hampshire to get tested for COVID-19? A comprehensive list can be viewed by clicking here.

August 5, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recommendations on how to care for someone sick at home. For more information, please click here.

July 28, 2020

North Country Healthcare is encouraging area residents and visitors to #MaskUpNewHampshire. Wearing a protective face covering can health stop the spread of numerous airborne viruses. For more information, please click here.

July 10, 2020

Androscoggin Valley Hospital (AVH), a proud partner of North Country Healthcare (NCH), has learned that one of its employees tested positive for Coronavirus earlier this week. The team member is quarantined at home. Any patients or employees who may have been in contact with the employee have been notified. Please know that NCH affiliate hospitals, including AVH, remain safe places to receive care. We look forward to helping meet your healthcare needs now and in the future. For more information, please click here.

June 30, 2020

North Country Healthcare affiliates continue to implement clinical best practices to keep you and your loved ones safe. Such measures include the limitation of visitors, wearing of masks, and social distancing.

June 14, 2020

Is your business/civic organization opening/expanding services tomorrow? The team at North Country Healthcare can help! We're offering free clinical consulting services to help you take the worry and confusion out of what you should do to help ensure a healthy environment. Simply call James Patry, System Director, Marketing, at (603) 326-5606 for more information.

June 9, 2020

North Country Healthcare continues to practice social distancing and mask wearing at our facilities. Please note that visitation remains restricted at our locations, with special exceptions for delivering mothers, end-of-life care, and pediatrics.

June 6, 2020

North Country Healthcare (NCH) is pleased to announce that its affiliates will move to Phase 3 of Re-establishment of services. For more information, please click here.
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