UNCAS Health District
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.
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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.
CT DPH Grant Funded Tobacco Cessation Program
Grant Funded Falls Talk/Falls Scape Program
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program
Hep C Program
Immunizations Including the Edward and Mary Lord Foundation
Funded Tdap Program for Seniors
401 W. Thames Street, Suite 106
Norwich, CT 06360
Park in the back of the Campbell Building
Enter through Credit Union entrance
For Contact Information & Directions For All Locations
Norwich (main location), Jewett City, Lebanon, and Montville