NH DHHS Resumes Home Immunization Program to Provide Booster Doses to Homebound Residents | Press Releases
NH DHHS resumes home vaccination program to provide booster doses to housebound residents
Published by the Office of Infectious Disease Control
28 October 2021
Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has resumed the home vaccination program to deliver COVID-19 vaccines and booster doses to home-confined Granite Staters. DHHS contracted with On-Site Medical Services of Newport, NH, to conduct the program.
The home team will travel to any part of the state to provide the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines or booster doses to people who cannot or have difficulty leaving their homes or who have been told by a health care provider that their health / illness could worsen upon leaving their home.
To make an appointment for a COVID-19 home vaccination or booster dose:
“Our goal is to make COVID-19 vaccines easy for everyone,” said Patricia Tilley, director of public health services. “We are proud to be able to reach homebound people, especially the elderly and people with disabilities. We know many are eager to receive reminders, so we are aligning with the medical services on site to bring them the vaccine, from the comfort of their homes. ”
The home team expect demand to be high and are currently scheduling appointments for at least a week. Call or go online today to get your appointment for your COVID-19 vaccine or booster dose.
This program is funded by the federal government through public assistance from FEMA and has been approved by the governor and the executive board October 13, 2021.