Archives: Covid-19 Updates

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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May 21, 2020

North Country Healthcare is pleased to offer complementary clinical consulting services for area businesses / civic organizations in re-opening / re-establishment of services. For details, please click here.

May 18, 2020

Tom Mee, RN, BSN, MBA, Chief Executive Officer of North Country Healthcare was featured on New Hampshire Public Radio this morning. To listen, simply click here.

May 12, 2020

A number of services have resumed at NCH affiliates, where each entity continues to act in an abundance of caution and with a continued focus of patient safety. For more information, please click here.

May 8, 2020

Learn more about our preparations for resuming a number of services to our patients, by clicking here.

May 7, 2020

In a statement issued earlier today, the NH Division of Public Health Services has indicated that "as the COVID-19 outbreak stabilizes in New Hampshire, we are transitioning to a containment strategy." A four-step "Box It In" themed-approach will be undertaken. For more information, please click here.

May 6, 2020

Using best clinical practices, North Country Healthcare affiliates have been developing plans and procedures for resuming select services at our facilities and patient homes (Home Health, continued telehealth). For answers to frequently asked questions, please click here.

May 4, 2020

Incident Command Centers of North Country Healthcare and our affiliates continue to meet regularly to develop surge plans and secure resources. We continue to welcome and appreciate donations of masks, face shields and gowns. For information about how you can support healthcare in your area, please click here.

May 1, 2020

Based on Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, we have posted a new list of frequently asked questions and answers relative to COVID-19 testing to this website. To view them, please click here.

April 30, 2020

Testing at the National Guard Armory on North Main Street in Lancaster is now available eight hours per day, seven days per week for individuals with symptoms of COVID-19. An order from your primary care provider is required. If you don’t have a primary care provider or health insurance, please dial 2-1-1.

April 27, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has added a number of new symptoms to the list of those which may appear 2-14 days after exposure to COVID-19. For a list, simply click here. As always, if you suspect you may have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19 or are exhibiting these symptoms yourself and are concerned that you may have COVID-19, please contact your primary care provider. If you don't have a primary care provider, please dial 2-1-1 or your local primary care office.

April 21, 2020

We continue to thank everyone who is donating face masks, gowns, etc., for use by our staff as personal protective equipment. Interested in supporting one or more NCH affiliates in such a capacity? Please click here to get started.

April 20, 2020

Do you have questions about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) testing and how the issuance of a test is determined? For answers to frequently asked questions, please click here.

April 18, 2020

Despite the temporary suspension of some on-site availability, telehealth options remain available with a number of our specialty providers. For an appointment at one of our numerous outpatient clinics, please call (603) 788-5095 or (603) 752-2300.

April 17, 2020

North Country Healthcare joins the NH Hospital Association in paying tribute to our state's Health Care Heroes. To view a special message, please click here.

April 16, 2020

The affiliates of North Country Healthcare (NCH) continue to monitor any and all COVID-19 activity within New Hampshire and nationally. In addition, we encourage everyone to become familiar with the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, available by clicking here.

April 15, 2020

The affiliates of North Country Healthcare as well as our associated New England Heart & Vascular Institute locations continue to offer telehealth services during these uncertain times. Be sure to contact your healthcare provider to see if such an interaction is right for you!

April 14, 2020

We thank all of the healthcare workers within and outside of North Country Healthcare. You are heroes.

April 13, 2020

It's important to know the truth about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has five facts (which can be viewed by clicking here). They can help dispel myths and provide valuable information.

April 12, 2020

North County Healthcare affiliates continue to welcome donations of homemade or store-bought masks as well as other relevant personal protective equipment including face shields or goggles. If interested in donating, simply click here. Someone will be in touch with you shortly. Thank you.

April 11, 2020

Wondering what to do if you are sick? Simply click here to answers to frequently asked questions.

April 10, 2020

Important information regarding COVID-19 testing availability can be seen by clicking here.

April 9, 2020

Since the inception of their availability, there have been more than 600 telehealth patient interactions across the proud partners of North Country Healthcare. These appointments decrease the need for patient exposure outside of their respective residence.

April 8, 2020

A Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Self Checker, a guide to help you make decisions and seek appropriate care can be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

April 7, 2020

All North Country Healthcare partners continue to welcome the donation of personal protective equipment. To learn how you can help, simply click here.

April 6, 2020

Effective immediately, all patients and employees entering an NCH facility will given a mask to best protect them and the NCH workforce from COVID-19. Surge plans and triage drills for NCH facilities continue to be refined
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