Health Department



The Private Well Class - Learn about drinking water wells from videos, podcasts, and by email.  Learn how to protect your drinking water well.

Stormwater:  Educational information to reduce/elimate pollution in stormwater runoff -- petwaste, fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides, impervious cover, and the impacts of illicit discharges.



Private Well Water         Septic Systems     

Public Water Supply       Emergency Preparedness

Healthy Homes              Disease Survelliance                          

Lead Poisoning Prevention


Food Protection & Temp Food Service Events  



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

Rabies Wildlife Situations & Info

Rabies Information - brochure



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.

The Health Department enforces Connecticut General Statutes, Connecticut Public Health Code Regulations and the Essex Waste Water Management Ordinance.

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.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lisa Fasulo Director of Health / Registered Sanitarian 860-767-4340 x118
Darcy Roper Administrative Assistant 860-767-4340 x144
Kerry Berardinelli Administrative Assistant 860-767-4340 x119