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.
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:
- Senior wellness clinics
- Communicable disease surveillance and follow-up
- Health education
- Restaurant inspection
- Lead and radon consultations
- Septic system plan and review
- Swimming pool inspections
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.
Registration forms, Applications, Requirement information
Recalls / Health advisories
Flu Clinics, Immunization Clinics, Public Events, Emergency Preparedness
Health District board
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM to 3:00 PM
580 Cottage Grove Rd, Suite 100
Bloomfield, CT 06002