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Health District

The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District is a regional health department servicing the towns of West Hartford and Bloomfield . It provides full-time professional public health services to residents in both towns. The District is governed by an eight member Board appointed by the elected bodies of the member towns (5-West Hartford, 3-Bloomfield).  

The West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District provides:
What does the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District do?
  • Protects the environment, workplaces, housing, food and water. Enforces laws that safeguard our water, sewer and septic systems, landfills, food establishments, day care center, businesses and neighborhoods.
  • Prevents epidemics by working to eliminate the spread of certain diseases like measles and TB. 
  • Encourages health behavior through health education efforts that stress prevention and individual responsibility.
  • Watches over the health condition of the community gathering information that can be used for rapid response to emergencies and for planning programs.
  • Assures public health through enforcement of state, federal and local laws.
How does the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District operate?

The District is a separate government entity from the member towns. It is governed through a Board of Directors appointed by the elected legislative bodies of the member towns. The size of the board is population related. The District board consists of five representatives from West Hartford and three from Bloomfield.

How is the District staffed?

The District employs one full-time Director of Health, one full-time Assistant Director, five full-time Sanitarians, one full-time and one part-time Public Health Nurses, one full time Office Manager, one full-time Clerical Assistant.

How is the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District funded?
  • Each member town contributes a portion of local tax revenue
  • The state of Connecticut provides $1.85 per capital funding.
  • In addition the WHBHD received Preventive Health Block Grant funds from the state.
  • Fees and other revenue are generated by various program activities.
Covid Data Reports Update

With the nationally declared Public Health Emergency ending on May 11, 2023, the West Hartford-Bloomfield Health District is no longer providing town-wide COVID-19 data reports. For the latest COVID-19 guidance and information, please visit the CDC website

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Online Forms

Registration forms, Applications, Requirement information


Property Maintenance 



Recalls / Health advisories



Services Provided

Flu Clinics, Immunization Clinics, Public Events,  Emergency Preparedness 



Health District board 


Job opportunities



Office Hours

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Contact Information

580 Cottage Grove Rd, Suite 100
Bloomfield, CT 06002

Fax: 860-561-7918

Staff Directory

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Health District

Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7900

Aimee Krauss

Job Title: Director
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7908

Christopher Hansen

Job Title: Assistant Director of Health
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7913

Kathy Darakjian

Job Title: Clerical Schedule Assistant
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7904

Lori Flaherty

Job Title: Non-Public School Nurse
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7907

Nicole Gibeau

Job Title: Environmental Health Program Coordinator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7912

Sarah Gwinn

Job Title: Public Health Nurse
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7957

Mary Looney

Job Title: Community Health Worker
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7900

Melissa Marquis

Job Title: Emergency Response Specialist
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7911

Bryan Nagel

Job Title: Environmental Sanitarian III
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7915

Stephanie Ramirez

Job Title: Office Manager
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7903

Viviane Rinaldi

Job Title: Community Health Educator
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7901