Health Screenings, including blood pressure and diabetes, are held throughout
the year. These screenings are generally held several times in both West
Hartford and Bloomfield. Sites usually include senior centers, town halls, and
libraries. The screenings are advertised in local newspapers and senior
newsletters and on our web site.
The Health District offers a variety of health education and promotion classes. Our classes cover a variety of health topics. New classes will continue to be offered according to the diverse needs of our residents. Please click on the above "Health Screenings/Health Education" link for current and up and coming classes.
Through a grant provided by the Department of Social Services, the West
Hartford Bloomfield Health District is able to provide a variety of health
screenings and educational programs for our senior population. Please click on
the above "Senior Wellness" link for more information regarding the various
programs that we are providing in an effort to keep our seniors informed about
their own health and safety.
Low cost, routine immunizations are available to residents who attend school
in West Hartford or Bloomfield, age five and up, and to those who work in West
Hartford or Bloomfield and need the Hepatitis B vaccination series or the
tuberculosis skin test. Please be aware, we are not able to provide immunization
for immigration purposes.
In the fall, the Health District offers flu and pneumonia immunizations to
Insurances that are accepted:
Medicare Part B
All Anthem clients aged 18 and older
All clinics are walk-in, no appointment necessary. If we cannot accept your insurance coverage, the flu vaccine will cost $30. NOTE: Participants must be 18 and older. Flu vaccine for children: Call the Health District office for an appointment, 860-561-7900.
Now offering Shingles vaccine to individuals 60
years of age and older. Doctors order required. Please call for information and
to make an appointment, 561-7900.
Also offering Tdap, Varicella, MMR,
Meningococcal, TB, flu, pneumonia & Hepatitis B vaccinations to Adults.
Cost of vaccines varies. Certain insurance providers are accepted. Clinics are
held every Wednesday 10:30- 3:30pm at the West Hartford Bloomfield Health
District. Please call for information and to set up an appointment,
In an effort to minimize the spread of communicable diseases, the Health
District provides disease surveillance and follow-up for all reportable
diseases. Statistics are maintained on the incidence of communicable diseases to
determine trends and target future programs. The public health nursing staff
uses case management to assure that patients with communicable diseases receive
appropriate medical care.
In the event of a communicable disease outbreak, the Health District consults
with local and state agencies to assure appropriate control measures are in
The Health District provides consultation and education to families who have
children with elevated blood levels. In the case of lead poisoning, the Health
District works closely with families to develop a lead management or abatement
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