NDDH Celebrates 50th Anniversary!

By |2023-07-13T14:24:28-04:00July 13th, 2023|News|

(BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) celebrated its 50th year of preventing illness, promoting wellness, and protecting public health with an open house at its 69 South Main Street office in Brooklyn on Friday, June 30, 2023. The event was attended by NDDH staff, board members, town leaders, legislators, and community ...Read More >

NDDH Advice to Avoid Heat-Related Illness

By |2023-07-06T11:25:56-04:00July 6th, 2023|News|

BROOKLYN – Forecasts of extreme heat conditions are prompting the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) to issue reminders on avoiding heat-related illness, which is of particular concern during hot weather as high temperatures and humidity weaken the body's ability to cool itself. Click on the image below to read the full press release ...Read More >

CT Department of Public Health Air Quality News Release

By |2023-06-08T10:06:53-04:00June 7th, 2023|News|

Connecticut Department of Public Health recommends residents be cautious about exercise and outdoor activities due to the poor air quality HARTFORD, Conn.— With the unhealthy air quality from elevated levels of smoke from the wildfires in Canada, the Connecticut Department of Public Health is recommending that people with asthma or heart and lung conditions ...Read More >

NDDH Details Local COVID-19 Wind Down and Recovery Plans

By |2023-05-12T12:34:18-04:00May 12th, 2023|News|

(BROOKLYN) – As the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) ended on May 11, 2023, the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) shared state and local recovery plans and next steps. The PHE, declared on January 31, 2020, eased certain laws and regulations and provided funding to address the pandemic. The end of the PHE ...Read More >

Northeast District Department of Health Requests Town Per Capita Increase

By |2023-03-14T10:59:52-04:00February 27th, 2023|News|

Health Department Provides Information on Rate Request and Delivery of Services (BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) is requesting a per capita rate increase from member towns to conduct more competitive recruitment and retention of qualified staff to deliver essential public health services.NDDH serves the towns of Brooklyn, Canterbury, Eastford, ...Read More >

NDDH Mourns Passing of Former Director of Health Patricia Beckenhaupt

By |2023-03-14T10:55:07-04:00February 20th, 2023|News|

Champion of Public Health Served NDDH from 2000-2009 (BROOKLYN) – It is with great sadness that the Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) shares the news of the passing of former NDDH Director of Health Patricia Beckenhaupt, RN, MPH, MS. Pat died on Thursday, January 26, 2023 after a brief illness. Pat served NDDH with ...Read More >

NDDH Encourages Homeowners to “Plan a Raid on Radon”

By |2023-01-10T12:21:40-05:00January 10th, 2023|News|

Health Department Offers Free Radon Test Kits for National Radon Action Month (BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH) is partnering with the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) to educate residents about the dangers of radon exposure and to encourage them to take action to protect their families and home. Radon ...Read More >

NDDH Responds to Lead Hazard at The Lofts at Cargill Falls Mill

By |2023-01-05T10:16:22-05:00January 4th, 2023|News|

Health Department is Working with Response Partners and Tenants to Identify Sources of Lead (BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH), working cooperatively with the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), is actively responding to lead hazards identified at the Lofts at Cargill Falls Mill housing complex, 58 Pomfret Street in Putnam. Lead ...Read More >

Northeast District Department of Health Recognized for Contributions

By |2022-11-23T13:13:30-05:00November 23rd, 2022|News|

(BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health was recognized recently by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) as part of National Public Health Workers Day, observed on November 21st. Public health professionals from Connecticut’s 34 municipal health departments, 20 districts, and seven part time departments were invited to a reception at the ...Read More >

NDDH Administers 15,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

By |2022-11-02T17:48:00-04:00November 2nd, 2022|News|

Health Department Reaches Milestone; Continues to Promote Vaccination at Standing Clinic (BROOKLYN) – The Northeast District Department of Health (NDDH), which provides public health services for 12 northeast Connecticut towns, hit a milestone on November 1st at their standing Tuesday vaccination clinic by administering their 15,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The recipient was Pomfret resident ...Read More >

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