New Hampshire’s health care providers stand at the ready to deliver the life saving vaccine injections to a demanding pubic. Unfortunately, there’s a supply crunch. According to officials at the state, New Hampshire has more than enough capacity to deliver the of COVID-19 vaccinations, but is currently only receiving about 17,000 doses a week. At that rate, it will take nearly 4 years to offer both doses of vaccine to the entire population.
“The total supply of vaccine has always been a concern,” said Dr. John R. Mascola, director of the N.I.H.’s Vaccine Research Center.
- Become a Vaccination Provider
- Phase 1b includes people of all ages with comorbid and underlying medical conditions that puts that at significantly higher risk. Most home care and hospice patients may be in this category.
- Home care and hospice agencies may enroll as a Vaccination Provider. Here’s how:
- Download and electronically complete the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Program Provider Agreement
- Email the completed Provider Agreement to C19Enrollment@dhhs.nh.gov
- More on Vaccine Registration and Becoming a Vaccinator NH DHHS’s Health Alert Network Update #31 includes instructions for ambulatory care workers to register for vaccinations, and instructions for provider organizations to become a vaccinator for future phases of NH’s Vaccination Plan. This HAN also has important contact information if you have questions about either program.