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January 2021

Biden-Harris Administration to open a Special Enrollment Period for Americans to sign up for health coverage and rollback attacks on the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and access to reproductive health care Read more →


Following repeated calls by Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) to open a special enrollment period in the federal health care marketplace under the ACA, including leading over 100 members of Congress in a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services at the start of the pandemic, President Biden today signed an executive order reopening the federal marketplace. This action will give Granite Staters access to plans for themselves and their families at a critical time.  Read more →


A new, innovative partnership is making it easier for essential workers to get rapid COVID-19 testing at a local medical facility they know and trust. Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc.and SolutionHealth, parent company of Southern New Hampshire Health in Nashua and Elliot Health System in Manchester, have formed an agreement to offer Hitchiner employees rapid COVID-19 testing at Hitchiner’s on-site Health and Resource Center. Southern New Hampshire Health and Hitchiner have had a special, long-standing relationship. One many Hitchiner employees, their spouses, and dependents are familiar with for their medical care. Read more →


The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) announced that it has welcomed Jayme H. Simões, President of Louis Karno & Company Communications and resident of Concord, NH, to its 2021-2022 Board of Directors. Read more →


Lenders with $1 Billion or Less in Assets Will be Able to Submit First and Second Draw PPP Applications on Friday – Continuing Dedicated Access for Community-Based Lenders Read more →


The FY2021 government funding legislation signed into law includes Shaheen-negotiated COVID-19 relief provisions to help small businesses and child care centers & provides assistance to combat the substance use disorder and food insecurity crises Read more →


“We are kicking off 2021 with seven new, free, online classes to get the New Year started right,” explained Laura Simoes, executive director of the School. “Our four-week long classes are focused on fighting misinformation, writing brief biographies, and the First Amendment related topics of defamation, privacy rights and the Right to Know law. Our one-session classes range from sports journalism for parents and coaches, to digital marketing topics, such as search engine optimization.” Read more →