Upcoming nhsna events
Kids 1st on April 1st
NHSNA School Health Manual
The School Health Manual provides resources on the most important issues and topics for school nurse practice. NHSNA is the voice of New Hampshire School Nursing and this manual continues that commitment to excellence.
Scholarship Money Available
Scholarships are available yearly for members of NHSNA. Reimbursement will be made after applicant sends verification of successful course completion. Deadline is April 1st. READ MORE HERE
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8-12-2022 Updated COVID-19 guidance from the CDC.
Initial COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Map for 4 Mos. to 5 Years of Age
Medical practice and pharmacy vaccine locations
Positive home COVID test results can now be reported to NH Public Health by filling out the online form at forms.nh.gov/EpiInfoWebSurv….
COVID-19 testing is offered at 90 locations statewide, including at hospitals, pharmacies and urgent-care centers.
DPHS Education Liaison: Sheryl Nielsen 603-271-6996
Calls with Healthcare and Public Health Partners
Slide decks from all public health calls may be found on this page:
All NH Health Area Network Alerts may be found on this page:
Immunization and Legislative Updates
2022 - 2023 Immunization Requirements for School Attendance
HB 1035 was passed and the impact on school nursing is that the religious exemption form no longer requires a notary. The form published below was approved by JLCAR for use.
Published October 2022 Religious Exemption Form
School Nurses now have access to the NH Immunization Registry:
New State Law:
Result: School boards and districts may require facial masks.
House Bill 1606: Effective 7/01/2023
House Bill 1244 Effective 7/26/2022
In our first direct action, we ask our Governor, Congressional delegation, and Executive Councilors to address climate change for a healthier NH. Join our Advisory Board, Board of Directors, and many NH healthcare associations by signing this letter. Every voice matters and there is clearly strength in numbers!
Mission: As registered professional school nurses, we provide comprehensive school health services to ensure that all students achieve their full education potential.
Vision: New Hampshire School Nurses Association (NHSNA) provides leadership and education to support New Hampshire school nurse standards of practice, care coordination, leadership, quality improvement, and community public health. New Hampshire school nurses are committed to promoting the health of students and school communities through evidence based clinical practice, health promotion, and education. NH school nurses are integral members of the school leadership and education teams, and are committed to collaborating with professional organizations and health care teams. Through strength in membership and advocacy, NHSNA creates the infrastructure to promote excellence in school nurse practice across the state.