COVID-19 in NH Resources

Tala libraries supporthe following list of resources details changes to NH infrastructure, business, and associated services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to track the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state. The Town Statement and latest response regarding COVID-19 can be found on the Town of Merrimack's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information page. The latest factual and impartial news regarding global impact of COVID-19 is provided by the Associated Press here.


Infrastructural Resources

Governor Sununu's Emergency Orders

PDF copies of all emergency orders mandated by Governor Sununu under the Executive Order 2020-04 declaring a state of emergency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NH COVID-19 Press Releases

All press releases from the NH Department of Health and Human Services.

NHLA Community Guidance for COVID-19

General information for the NH community about the many changes to public programs and systems during the state of emergency. Topics will be updated periodically and include CARES Act stimulus payments, social security benefits, unemployment benefits, utilities, food stamps, cash assistance and Medicaid, domestic violence, housing, senior and consumer law, and youth law/education.

Educational Resources

Our Children's Resources

Comprehensive list of the remote learning tools, educational activities, and virtual story times.

Merrimack School District Remote Learning Resources

Collection of resources to support remote learning efforts, including digital learning tools, software tutorials, and more! Compiled and maintained by the Merrimack School District.

Our Education Internet Links

Listing of reliable information sources, test prep review tools, free online courses, and materials from state and federal organizations.

Employment Resources

NH Employment Security & Unemployment Benefits

Portal for filing, understanding, and managing your NH unemployment benefits and claims information. Employees who lose their jobs or work hours because of COVID-19 are eligible for immediate unemployment benefits under Governor Sununu's Emergency Order #5 (link opens PDF).

CDC Resources for Businesses & Employers

Materials for planning, preparing for, and addressing COVID-19 in the workplace.

NH Business & Industry Association

COVID-19 information and state and federal resources for NH employers by the statewide Chamber of Commerce. Includes labor and unemployment documents, health and safety information, and business loans/grant resources.

UNH Career Resources

An extensive array of resume/cover letter, interviewing, and networking resources.


Our Librarians are always available to help guide you through the job hunting and application process. Our Library Director also sits on the Board of Directors for the Greater-Merrimack Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce and is available to offer assistance to local business owners.

Medical Resources

COVID-19 Testing Request

Online form of the New Hampshire Department of Safety for requesting COVID-19 testing. Testing is currently available to all NH residents regardless of insurance status.

Virtual Urgent Care

ConvenientMD will be offering face-to-face virtual urgent care services from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week, to New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts residents.


The US National Library of Medicine's curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

Travel Resources

US Department of State Travel Advisories

The Department of State has issued several travel advisories asking all US citizens to reconsider international travel until futher notice. US residents who are currently abroad should arrange immediate return to the US.

CDC Travelers' Health Notice

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the limited access to adequate medical care in effected areas. Those who must travel during this time should refer to CDC's COVID-19 travel page before planning accomodations.