, in consultation with the Northern New England Poison Center, recommended that all exposed persons seek medical evaluation, even if asymptomatic, preferably at a designated occupational health clinic.
On December 26, NHDHHS investigators performed an initial qualitative environmental sampling at the event site for the presence of B.
NHDHHS attempted to contact all 210 persons considered potentially associated with the event (168 guests, four workers, 28 volunteers, eight residents, and two overnight guests).
Oranienburg infections, NHDHHS
reviewed interview records for all patients who had been interviewed by state and local health departments.
After noting a pattern of elevated BLLs among refugee children, NHDHHS
and NHCLPPP tabulated existing home visit and environmental data on refugee children with elevated BLLs.
In response, NHDHHS
alerted all state hospitals, which increased testing for norovirus by the state laboratory.
On day 30, under the authority of state communicable disease statutes and in cooperation with the local police department, fire department, and hazardous materials unit, NHDHHS
personnel entered the New Hampshire patient's apartment to assess any possibility of an ongoing public health hazard.