NHTI seeks to protect the health and safety of each individual, as well as the college community. This policy applies to the students, faculty, and staff of NHTI and aims to reduce everyone’s risk of exposure to any communicable disease. Communicable diseases referred to in this policy, as well as the mandatory reporting of such, are defined by the N.H. Division of Public Health laws.

To protect the health of all members of the college community, the college has set up specific entry requirements of immunization and testing for entering students with regard to communicable disease in accordance with the latest state of N.H. and federal guidelines. Employees of the college shall comply with all state of N.H. and federal regulations as well as college requirements regarding infection control.

In the event that an NHTI student develops a communicable disease, the disposition of each case will be determined by guidelines dictated by the N.H. Department of Public Health and the director of Health Services. Individuals have a statutory right of confidentiality under NH RSA 329:26. For any information to be released, the client must sign a consent authorization.