New Hampshire health officials say patients and staff at two Manchester clinics may have been exposed to scabies.

Health officials in Manchester issued the scabies alert on Friday.

A patient was diagnosed and treated for scabies March 2 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinic in Manchester. The same patient reportedly was treated at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester in February.

Scabies is not a public health threat, but has uncomfortable symptoms that include severe itchiness and a rash.

The Manchester Health Department is preparing preventive treatment clinics from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on March 9, 10 and 11 for anyone who may have been exposed. The clinics will be held at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and CMC in Manchester.

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