General Health and Wellness Programs

The mission of New London Hospital, to provide quality primary care and specialized clinical services in a caring environment, is met in part through outreach, and includes a variety of education and wellness programs. NLH serves as a community resource for general information and in-depth education on a wide range of health related topics, including:

  • Smoking cessation
  • AARP Safe Driver Course
  • Safe Sitter courses
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Emergency Medical Services courses for Safety Service providers and the general public. Call 603-526-5501 for current schedule.
  • Education tours
  • Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening

Screening sites are available throughout New Hampshire to provide free breast and cervical cancer screening if you are a woman aged 18 - 64 and you have no health insurance or a high deductible and limited income.

These services are offered through Let No Woman Be Overlooked - Breast & Cervical Cancer Program, a statewide project of the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.

Locally, the program is available at Women's Health (526-7575) in New London and Newport Health Center (863-4100) in Newport.

Safe Sitter Courses

Safe Sitter is a national program that teaches 11-13 year-old adolescents the importance of being prepared when babysitting. It improves the welfare of young children by increasing the availability of babysitters instructed in safe and nurturing child care techniques. Topics covered during the class include success on the job, babysitting as a business, child care essentials, preventing problem behavior, injury management and more. For information about upcoming classes, please call 526-5232.

Smoking Cessation Counseling

Group and individual programs are available.

Call 603-526-5267 for fees and information.