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NHSNA is committed to supporting all school nurses across the state.  Help us achieve that by being a member!  If you need to reach us, email

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Upcoming events


New England School Nurse Conference 2024

Saturday and Sunday May 4th and 5th, 2024
Hilton Garden Inn Freeport, Maine

NASN NEWS (National Association of School Nurses) 

It's a win-win proposal, encourage your colleagues to join NASN and if they do, you earn $10.00 in credit too! Here is how it works, simply refer your colleagues to NASN and earn a $10 NASN e-commerce credit for each colleague who joins. Credits can be used toward payments for membership dues, event registrations, merchandise, and publications.  Please note:  NHSNA dues do not come with NASN dues.   READ About the Benefits!

School Nurse of the Year
Nominations are open for the 24-25 School Nurse of the Year.
Deadline to submit is January 31st, 2023

Scholarship Money Available
Scholarships are available yearly for members of NHSNA. Reimbursement will be made after applicant sends verification of successful course completion. Deadline is April 1st.   

NH DHHS Calls with Healthcare and Public Health Partners

The NH Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) will continue to host monthly clinician webinars on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 12:00 – 1:00 pm to provide updates on emerging public health issues. The webinar information below has been updated/renewed:

Webinar link:

Call-in phone number: (646) 558-8656

Webinar ID: 940 5928 7404

Password: 353809


NH DHHS Information and resources for schools and educators

Healthcare Provider Infectious Disease Resources

On this page you will find information on the monthly clinician webinars that school nurses are invited to attend.  At the bottom of this page, past calls will be posted.

CDC Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning

Information and resources regarding infectious diseases monitored by the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control

NH DHHS COVID-19 webpage


**NEW:  We often hear of continuing education from our sponsors, stakeholders and partners.  We will post them under the Continuing Education tab in our menu.

Need To Reach Us?

We'd love to hear from you!  The New Hampshire School Nurses' Association monitors the following email daily and will respond to your email within 48 hours.  Email us at:

Immunization and Legislative Updates

School Nurses now have access to the NH Immunization Registry: 
There are procedures in place to have School Nurses gain access.

New State Law: 
House Bill 1035: Effective 7/19/2022
Result: Religious Exemptions no longer require a notary.
NH DOE Technical Advisory

House Bill 1131
 Vetoed by Governor Sununu 05/20/2022

Result: School boards and districts may require facial masks.

House Bill 1606:  Effective 7/01/2023
Result:  Patients will have to opt-in or opt-out for every vaccination given, instead of once for each patient.  DHHS will have to find a new vendor for the program at a cost of $42 million over four years of development.  

House Bill 1244  Effective 7/26/2022
This bill requires a child's parent or legal guardian to provide explicit written consent for any medical or dental treatment provided in a school setting.

2022 - 2023 School Nurse Certification

SB 215 - Certification of School Nurses
This bill will allow ADN nurses to be hired, and they will need to complete a bachelors program within six years. 

Take Action!

In our first direct action, we ask our Governor, Congressional delegation, and Executive Councilors to address climate change for a healthier NH.  Join our Advisory Board, Board of Directors, and many NH healthcare associations by signing this letter.  Every voice matters and there is clearly strength in numbers!


Mission: As registered professional school nurses, we provide comprehensive school health services to ensure that all students achieve their full education potential.

Vision: New Hampshire School Nurses Association (NHSNA) provides leadership and education to support New Hampshire school nurse standards of practice, care coordination, leadership, quality improvement, and community public health.  New Hampshire school nurses are committed to promoting the health of students and school communities through evidence based clinical practice, health promotion, and education. NH school nurses are integral members of the school leadership and education teams, and are committed to collaborating with professional organizations and health care teams. Through strength in membership and advocacy, NHSNA creates the infrastructure to promote excellence in school nurse practice across the state.

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