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North Country Health Consortium

Area Health Education Center

Northern NH Area Health Education Center

Connecting students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.

The Northern NH Area Health Education Center aims to:

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About the Northern NH Area Health Education Center:

The Northern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center (NNH AHEC) was established in April 1999 as a program of the North Country Health Consortium. The center office is located in Littleton, NH and serves health and human service organizations and educational institutions in Coos, Carroll, and Grafton and Belknap counties.

Northern NH AHEC serves health and human service organizations as well as educational institutions with the following programs and services:

NNH AHEC is one of two federally designated AHEC centers in New Hampshire which are affiliated with the New Hampshire AHEC program at The Dartmouth Institute.

North Country Regional Community Health Needs Assessment

The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) is underway throughout Coos and Northern Grafton counties, and inviting all local community members to participate. This assessment asks people to report their experiences and opinions on different aspects of health and well-being for their community. The CHNA is open to all North Country residents, including the towns of Berlin, Colebrook, Lancaster, Littleton, and all surrounding towns. The Community Health Needs Assessment is conducted by the North Country Health Consortium (NCHC) in collaboration with the North Country Healthcare system: Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Littleton Regional Healthcare, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center.

Community Survey Completion:

If you live in the North Country, we urge you to complete this survey. The opportunity to complete the survey will close at the end of August. You can access the survey online with this link: http://bit.ly/CommunityNeeds2016.

A paper version of the survey can be accessed here: Community Survey (open to all residents of the North Country)

Key Informant Survey Completion:

If you are a staff person of a health and human service organization, a business leader, town leader, public safety personnel, a teacher or school administrative staff person, etc., in the North Country, we urge you to complete this survey. The opportunity to complete the survey will close at the end of August. You can access the key informant survey online with this link: http://bit.ly/KeyInformant2016

A paper version of the survey can be accessed here: Key Informant Survey (open to all staff working at health and human service organizations, etc.)

Additional Information:

CHNA Flyer

CHNA Press Release July 19, 2016

If you have questions regarding this Community Health Needs Assessment, please contact Diana Gibbs: dgibbs@nchcnh.org or by phone at 603-259-3700, ext. 222.

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