November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
Learn more at www.cancer.org.
Quit. You can do it.
Thanks to everyone who drove thru to beat the flu at our October 25th Mass Dispensing Exercise!
You're better prepared for flu season and we're better prepared for a public health emergency.
Protect yourself and others by getting vaccinated. Learn more by reading the Vaccine Information Statements (VIS) below:
VIS for Flu Shot
VIS for Flu Nasal Spray
NDDH Drive-Through Success Press Release
Volunteer for our next preparedness exercise and help your community in times of public health emergencies by becoming a member of the NE CT Medical Reserve Corps
Public Health Needs You!
The Northeast District Department of Health is always in need of medical and non-medical volunteers to assist with public health
response and emergencies.
Bring us your skills and we will provide training and guidance for the roles in which you are needed.
For more information about the Northeast Connecticut Medical Reserve Corps, contact NDDH at 860-774-7350.
NECT Medical Reserve Corps FAQs
NECT MRC on Facebook
Attention Baby Boomers
born between 1945-1965...the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend getting tested for Hepatitis C.
Learn more at:
Get Tested. Get Treated. Get Cured.
Ask about our FREE Putting on AIRS program!
Putting on AIRS Information Sheet
Putting on AIRS Poster
Putting on AIRS Brochure
Putting on AIRS Radio Commercial
Connecticut Dept. of Health Asthma Homepage
Environmental Protection Agency
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Global Initiative for Asthma - World Asthma Day
HealthQuest Northeast Connecticut
is a regional collaborative health and wellness partnership working to make northeastern Connecticut a healthier place to live, work, learn and play. Our focus is on reducing chronic diseases by increasing physical activity, improving access to better nutrition, encouraging tobacco-free lifestyles, and linking providers and patients to community resources.
To learn more:
HealthQuest Northeast CT on Facebook
Achieve Communities Website
HealthQuest NE CT Leadership Team
CDC Healthy Communities Newsletter with HealthQuest Feature - pages 6, 7, 8
HealthQuest Organizational Chart
Success Stories from ACHIEVE - HealthQuest featured on page 23!
HealthQuest NE CT is a community coalition of public health system partners coordinated by NDDH!
To learn how you can get involved,
call us at 860-774-7350.
We're achieving healthier communities together!
Knowing your family's health history can influence your future.
Learn more at the My Family Health Portrait website and plan a family discussion when you gather for the holiday season!
Heart disease is the number one killer of women.
We launched a community counter-attack!
The Heart Truth®
Childhood Lead Poisoning
It's the most common pediatric public health problem...and it's entirely preventable.
Learn more here.
Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning!
Frequently Asked Questions about Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Monoxide Hazards During Power Outages
How close is too close for portable generators?
Food and Water Safety During and After Hurricanes, Power Outages, and Floods
FDA Food Facts
State of CT Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Red Cross Preparedness Information
Red Cross Shelter In Place Tips
Bright Ideas to
Protect Public Health!
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs:
What To Do If a Bulb Breaks
What Do I Do With...?
A Resident's Management Guide to Proper Disposal or Recycling of Those Not-So-Common Household Items
(with special thanks to our partners at the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection!)
Your local public health department is
Click the topics below to learn more about staying safe and healthy!
Bats and Rabies
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Clean Hands Save Lives
Handwashing is the single most effective way
to prevent the spread of illness!
Extreme Cold Weather
FightBAC Partnership for Food Safety
NDDH Summer Food Safety Campaign
Flu (Seasonal Influenza)
Heat Stress - Heat Stroke, Exhaustion
Don't Get Sick! Avoid the Tick!
CT DPH Rabies Brochure
NDDH Rabies Brochure Insert with listing of local animal control officers
NDDH Rabies Poster
Rabies Vaccine Info
Winter Safety for Outdoor Workers
Listen for delay openings or closures due to inclement weather on WINY Radio 1350am. Listen live online at www.winyradio.com
RED CROSS WINTER STORM SAFETY CHECKLIST
RED CROSS SHELTER IN PLACE TIPS
West Nile Virus
Is your food safe to eat?
Is that medicine safe to take?
Are those toys safe to play with?
For the lastest information on
recalled food and products, visit:
CHOOSE HOW YOU'D LIKE TO RECEIVE IMPORTANT RECALL NEWS!
Visit the new Social Media Website sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
Support public health...and we'll become the healthiest nation in one generation!
Watch these videos:
A Healthier America Begins with YOU
Great Websites for Teachers, Students, Parents & Children:
Scrub Club - www.scrubclub.org - The Scrub Club® program is a fun, interactive and educational Web site that teaches children the proper way to wash their hands. The site consists of a Webisode interactive games, educational music, downloadable activities for kids, educational materials for teachers and program information for parents.
Immune Platoon - Learn how the Immune Platoon defends your body - superhero style! It's a super feature of the Centers for Disease Control's
Body and Mind website! Questions about fitness, disease, peer pressure? Body and Mind (BAM) will tell you all you need to know about all the stuff that matters!
Flooding and Private Wells
SAFE DRINKING WATER RESOURCES:
Frequently Asked Questions About Drinking Water
Public Drinking Water Supply Watershed Info
General Water Facts
What is Total Coliform?
Links for more information:
State Department of Public Health Drinking Water Section
Environmental Protection Agency Safewater Page
NDDH VIAL OF LIFE
Learn how your refrigerator
can save your life!
Click on the image below:
NDDH Board of Health meetings are held at 3:00pm on the second Thursday of January, April, June, September, and November.
Meetings are held at:
Northeast District Department of Health
69 South Main Street, Unit 4
2015 Board Meetings:
January 8, 2015
April 9, 2015
June 11, 2015
September 10, 2015
November 12, 2015
NDDH Board Members
NDDH Meeting Agendas & Minutes
LEGAL NOTICE: The audit report of The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) for fiscal year ended June 30, 2008 as prepared by Gothie, Hoyt, Filippetti, Certified Public Accountants, is on file in the office of NDDH and available for public inspection during normal business hours. NDDH is located at 69 South Main Street, Unit 4, Brooklyn, CT.
NDDH ANNUAL REPORTS
NDDH 2009-2010 Annual Report
NDDH 2008-2009 Annual Report
NDDH 2007-2008 Annual Report
NDDH 2006-2007 Annual Report
NDDH 2006-2007 Public Health Activities (Insert)
NDDH 2005-2006 Annual Report
NDDH 2004-2005 Annual Report
Most reports and documents on the NDDH website are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat for proper viewing. To download a free version of Adobe, click on the icon below: