NH DHHS - UPDATED: Contact Information for Testing of Patients Related to the Hepatitis C Outbreak

Concord, NH – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

(DHHS) Division of Public Health Services (DPHS), the Emergency Services

Unit (ESU), and Regional Public Health Coordinators today announced the

plan for testing the expanded list of patients in relation to the hepatitis

C outbreak at Exeter Hospital.

Those patients with questions or concerns regarding the hepatitis C

outbreak can call the general Public Health Inquiry line at (603) 271-4496.

Beginning Monday morning, patients wishing to schedule an appointment at

one of the four DPHS public clinics can call (603) 271-6617 to schedule an


The following are the dates and locations of the DPHS clinics where

patients may schedule an appointment:

Cooperative Middle School, 100 Academic Way, Stratham on August 10 &


Timberlane Regional High School, 36 Greenough Rd., Plaistow on August

14 & 15

Manchester Health Department, 1528 Elm Street, Manchester, on August

16, 17, & 18

Rochester Middle School, 47 Brock Street, Rochester, on August 16

Other testing options are also available. These include the following


Exeter Hospital, August 13-15, 7 AM-6 PM

You must schedule an appointment directly with Exeter Hospital by calling

(603) 580-6124 between the hours of 8:30 AM-5 PM.

Portsmouth Regional Hospital – Hampton, Monday-Thursdays, 8 AM-4 PM

Portsmouth Regional Hospital – Pease Trade Port, Monday-Thursdays, 8


For the Hampton and Pease sites, no appointment is necessary, but patients

will be asked to provide the letter they received from DPHS and must show

proper identification.

Visit www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/hepatitisc/index.htm  or

www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/index.htm  for questions and information about this

investigation and hepatitis C.