Doctors Orders: A History of Public Health in Manchester

Posted on 02/25/21 by Pam Dube

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Given the incredible focus on public health these days, now is a good time to explore the Millyard Museum exhibit Doctors Orders: A History of Public Health in Manchester.

From the earliest days of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, the Queen City was remarkably progressive in its efforts to foster a culture of health, whether it is in the form of work-place safety, preventive medical care, clean drinking water, nutrition education or the establishment of parks and green spaces to encourage an active lifestyle.

Join AARP NH and John Clayton, Executive Director of the Manchester Historic Association, on Thursday, April 8 at 10 AM for a free virtual tour of this powerful exhibit. From the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918 to the ongoing Covid pandemic, see how the Queen City has tackled these challenges.

This event is FREE but registration is required: https://aarp.cvent.com/MHA421

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