UNCAS Health District

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Welcome to the UNCAS Health District your local health department. The Uncas Health District is an unaffiliated, unincorporated non-profit agency operating under Connecticut General Statutes. The agency’s mission is to promote and protect the public’s health in order to prevent illness, death and disability among its residents.  The Board of Directors is comprised of 15 non-compensated members appointed by each of the member municipalities. The number of Board Members is based upon the municipality's population with one board member for every 10,000 population or part thereof. They represent the needs and interests of their member municipalities, serving staggered 3-year terms and can be reappointed.

UHD now serves as the local health department for ten municipalities in Eastern Connecticut: Bozrah, Franklin, Griswold, Lebanon, Lisbon, Montville, Norwich, Salem, Sprague, and Voluntown, Connecticut. The services provided by the UHD include environmental health inspections, health education, public health preparedness planning, and public health nursing.

This website has valuable information on topics ranging from Public Health Alerts, Business Forms & Licensing, to Health Resources. We continue to add new information.  Your feedback is helpful to us as we continue to provide appropriate resources and services.

We hope you find our site helpful. If you have any comments or questions, please contact us.

CT Alerts & Emergencies

West Nile Virus Positive Test in CT

The Uncas Health District was contacted by the Connecticut Department of Public Health on July 23, 2018.  We were notified that a pool of mosquitoes tested in the CT DEEP, Franklin Wildlife Management Area - 391 Route 32 - North Franklin, CT 06242 tested positive for the West Nile Virus in the Culex restuans mosquito species on July 12, 2018.    The most effective way to avoid West Nile virus disease is to prevent mosquito bites. Please be aware of the West Nile virus activity in your area and take action to protect yourself and your family.”

Please see the attached link for more information,  www.ct.gov/mosquito

For information on the List of Mosquito Trapping and Testing Sites 2018 and the positive pools, you can go to List of Mosquito Trapping and Testing Sites

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:10 a.m.

Upcoming Events

Flu Clinic Announcement

The Uncas Health District will be hosting several flu clinics at their office location for 6 months of age and up. September - December

NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED.

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October 2018

National Drug Take Back Day

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Norwich Police Department, 70 Thames Street
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
Free

Make your home safe… October 28, 2018 at Norwich Police Department from 10 AM – 2 PM

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November 2018

Flu Clinic Announcement

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am EST
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on October 23, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 7, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 19, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 7, 2018 at 9:00am

UNCAS HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICE, Campbell Building, 401 West Thames Street
Norwich, CT 06360 United States

Flu Clinic Announcement The Uncas Health District will be hosting several flu clinics at their office location for 6 months of age and up.  The dates and times are listed below. NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED.     DIRECTIONS TO UNCAS HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICE: We are located at 401 West Thames Street on the Uncas on Thames ... Read more

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October 22, 2018

Week 41 Influenza update from Matthew L. Cartter, MD, MPH; State Epidemiologist & Director of Infectious Diseases; Connecticut Department of Public Health

• Influenza activity has been slowly increasing in Connecticut since the end of August.
• Influenza A viruses are the predominate type circulating although some influenza B viruses are also being reported.
• To date a total of 22 hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza admitted between August 26 and October 13, 2018 have been reported. Of these, 15 were associated with type A (subtype unspecified), 4 with influenza A (H3N2), and 3 with influenza B. One flu-associated death in an individual aged greater than 65 years has been reported.

Please contact Susan Dubb, Public Health Nurse at the Uncas Health District at (860) 823-1189 x123 for more information. Now is the time to get your flu shot.
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Highlighted Programs

CT DPH Grant Funded Tobacco Cessation Program

Senior Resources

Grant Funded Falls Talk/Falls Scape Program

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

ServSafe Class

Hep C Program

Cocoon Program

Immunizations Including the Edward and Mary Lord Foundation

Funded Tdap Program for Seniors

Main Location
Campbell Building
401 W. Thames Street, Suite 106
Norwich, CT 06360

Office Location
Park in the back of the Campbell Building
Enter through Credit Union entrance

Campbell Building Directions

Contact Us
Our main office is available Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for all of the residents in our district.

p 860-823-1189
f 860-887-7898
e doh@uncashd.org

For Contact Information & Directions For All Locations

Norwich (main location), Jewett City, Lebanon, and Montville