UNCAS Health District

ServSafe Qualified Food Operator Course / Exam (English) Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:00am – 4:00pm Read More Flu Clinic Announcement September 24th -- UNCAS HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICE, Campbell Building, 401 West Thames Street Norwich, CT 06360 United States Read More

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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ServSafe Qualified Food Operator Course / Exam (English)

Given By The Uncas Health District

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 8:00am – 4:00pm READ MORE
Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:00am – 4:00pm READ MORE

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August 2018

Drug Take-Back Day

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Drug Take-Back Day, 100 Chelsea Harbor Dr
Norwich, CT 06360 United States

Make your home safe… August 15th, 6-8pm – Uncas Health District will be taking back unused or expired medications at Rock the Docks on the Norwich Waterfront.

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ServSafe Qualified Food Operator Course / Exam (English)

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Dime Savings Bank, 290 Salem Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
$145.00

ServSafe Qualified Food Operator Course / Exam (English) Given By The Uncas Health District Seating is limited spots will not be reserved. Participants must register by Friday, August 24, 2018 in order to attend. Call Laura Boudah at 823-1189 x111 or email: ofcmgr@uncashd.org to register. This course is intended for food workers seeking to fulfill ... Read more

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Free Hepatitis A Vaccination Clinic

August 31 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am EDT
St. Vincent de Paul Place, 120 Cliff Street
Norwich, CT 06360 United States
Free

The Uncas Health District is committed to preventing the spread of Hepatitis A, as well as other communicable diseases. FREE Hepatitis A vaccination clinic will be held Friday, August 31, 2018 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Location: St. Vincent de Paul Place 120 Cliff Street, Norwich No appointment needed If you have questions about the ... Read more

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September 2018

Drug Take-Back Day

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Dodd Stadium, 14 Stott Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360 United States

Make your home safe… September 15th, 10am-2pm – Uncas Health District will be taking back unused or expired medications at the Healthy Living Festival, a Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce event at Dodd Stadium.

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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