IN THE NEWS:
LEAD IN DRINKING WATER-FLINT, MI: The US EPA continues to update the public with information on Drinking Water Response Activities. Learn more by visiting EPA NEWS RELEASES.
COWRA - 2017 Septic System Installer Course & Septic Cleaner Course offerings. Training starts Jan 2017 through CT Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association. Registration is Now Open !
Stormwater: Educational information to reduce/elimate pollution in stormwater runoff -- petwaste, fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, impervious cover, and the impacts of illicit discharges.
ESSEX HEALTH DEPT Links:
Tobacco Users Quitline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW
Nuisance/Distressed Dogs (contact the Essex Animal Control Officer 860-388-7082)
Nuisance/Distressed Wildlife (racoon,coyote,opossum, etc) contact DEEP Dispatch at 860-424-3333
ESSEX HEALTH DEPT:
Healthy People in a Healthy Community is the goal for the Essex Health Department. We are committed to providing essential local public health services and programs through on-going education, prevention of diseases, investigation of health problems, monitoring and advocacy. We investigate complaints concerning environmental conditions and violations of the Public Health Code and take appropriate enforcement action.
As you travel through this site you will find information on our services, health articles, applications for permits, a section to register complaints, and information on recent health issues.
We are happy to respond to inquiries, comments, or suggestions for new programs that will improve our community's health and safety.
- Demolition Notification Form - Public Health Requirement
- Ebola - Public Health Emergency Terminated - Apr 2016
- Essex Wastewater Management Ordinance
- Health Department Fee Schedule
- Stormwater Management Plan (MS4)
- The CT Department of Public Health is encouraging tobacco users to call the Connecticut Quitline for free help at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.