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DHMH Website Redesign 

Frequently Asked Questions

There are numerous ways to locate information on the redesigned DHMH website:  Tabs, Menus, Links, A-Z Index and through the use of a search engine. 
How can I locate my site in the new DHMH Site?
The new DHMH site has the same organizational structure as the previous site, however, the functionality has improved and new features have been added.  To access the new DHMH site please go to The Tabs located at the top of the page can be used to navigate to various Programs, Boards, Facilities and Local Health Departments. 
The A-Z Index at the top of the page will help you locate information by topic.
What do I do now that my book marks no longer work? 
If you have a previous bookmark for a Program, Board or a Facility that is no longer available you have a couple options to locate the new page:
You can modify the broken bookmark.  (Example below):
The broken page was bookmarked as
To Modify the Broken Bookmark:
Delete the “Index.html” part in the URL so that it reflects
Modifying the link will automatically redirect you to the new site.
If you used the same bookmark to open the site then it will take you to a page that resembles the screenshot below (coming Monday, February 6, 2012)

By default, after 7 seconds you will be redirected to the main DHMH site and you can navigate to any Program, Board, Facility or Local Health
Department by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page or you can use the A-Z Index to find what you are looking for. (Example: Select ‘B’ to
search for ‘Birth Certificates’).
What other Site Features and Functionalities Are Available?
A-Z Index:  Shows all information and links sorted alphabetically by topic
Locate Administrations, Offices and Programs: Shows all of the Administrations, Office and Programs within DHMH
Locate Boards: Shows all Boards and Commissions
Find Press Releases: Shows all press releases
Once you locate your site or a page, bookmark it.
How does the “Search” feature work on the new DHMH Site?
The new DHMH site has an improved “Search” function Below is the sample search page, which shows different options to
narrow down your search.
For Example:
You want to search a document from an Agency You can type the document name and it will display all the documents,
 pages and sites related.
It will show different options on the Top Navigation and left side to narrow down your search.
On the top Navigation Bar:
You can select the option if you want to search the entire DHMH or only that site
On the left Navigation Bar:
You can select whether to search by page, site or a document.