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New Hampshire Institute for Local Public Health Practice
at the Manchester Health Department

The New Hampshire Institute for Local Public Health Practice is a collaborative partnership of The Manchester Health Department and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.  Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the NHILPHP’s mission is to build a competent workforce by providing core coursework grounded in the application of principles and foundations of public health practice. Our courses are taught by outstanding public health professionals currently working in their areas of expertise.

  Since 2002, the NHILPHP has trained over 475 individuals, with 126 completing the entire series of classes.

 The following courses are offered annually at the Manchester Health Department

Core Public Health Concepts
Principles of Epidemiology
Applied Communicable Disease Investigation, Control and Microbiology
Principles of Environmental Health
Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response


To see if a course is currently being offered, please visit You will be required to create a TRAIN user login (if you do not already have one).


If you would like more information, would like to be added to the mailing list, or receive course details please contact:
Cheryl Schwotzer, 603-624-6466 ext. 343,
Availability of these courses is contingent upon continued funding from the CDC.

Food Safety Training

View the video of our recent Food Safety Training Seminar (approximately 2 hours).

Food Safety Materials

The following resources are available online for your facility to review and use in your location where appropriate.

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