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Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the World Health Organization, the US Center for Disease Control, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.

Speare Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Update 5/6/20

Speare Memorial Hospital's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joe Ebner is back with another update on where we are at as a community with COVID-19 cases and the process of bringing back of certain elective medical procedures.

On Friday, May 1 Governor Sununu announced a modified stay-at-home order which is expected to be in effect through May 31. The new guidelines allow for the opening of some segments of the economy on a partial basis. Find out more about Stay at Home 2.0 here


Speare Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Update:


Guidelines released by the NH Division of Public Health Services detail information on using cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Click here for more info on when and how to wear cloth masks. 


If you have questions about housing (such as: eviction and foreclosure, rent forebearance or forgiveness, utility bills, etc.) during the COVID-19 State of Emergency in NH, take a look at this factsheet created with the input of New Hampshire Legal Assistance. Remember to check back frequently as the situation changes regularly.


Speare Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Update:


Slowing the spread of COVID-19:


Speare Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Update:

CDC Recommendation Regarding the Use of Cloth Face Coverings:

"We now know from recent studies that a significant portion of individuals with coronavirus lack symptoms (“asymptomatic”) and that even those who eventually develop symptoms (“pre-symptomatic”) can transmit the virus to others before showing symptoms.  This means that the virus can spread between people interacting in close proximity—for example, speaking, coughing, or sneezing—even if those people are not exhibiting symptoms.  In light of this new evidence, CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission."

You can find more information on how to use cloth face coverings including FAQs and tutorials on how to make your own at home (with or without a sewing machine) here.


Plymouth Health Officer Special Update:


Speare Memorial Hospital COVID-19 Update:


NH State Senator Bob Giuda COVID-19 Update:


Special Report on COVID-19 from Plymouth Town Health Officer Chief Morrison: