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Dr Alex Medlicott
Health Officer

The Piermont Health Officer enforces the New Hampshire public health laws together with any local ordinances and regulations in accordance with RSA 128:5. They also serve as the liaison between state officials and the local community on issues concerning local public health.

The Health Officer is State appointed upon the recommendation of the Board of Selectmen and works closely with the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the Doctor’s Desk

 

 

 

Today’s topic: The Zika Virus

What is it?
Who’s at risk?
Danger to us here in New England:  Wrong mosquito; wrong location.
What about travel?
Local mosquito concerns:  Free-standing water; ponds;other vectors.
Clean up mosquito breeding grounds near Village School
Other concerns.

Check back for upcoming topics:
Second-hand smoke
Sugared/high-fructose corn syrup drinks/food
Medical MJ?
Best Ice Cream