Health Department

Address:
275 Broad Street
Windsor, CT. 06095
Hours:
Mon - Fri
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Email:
E-mail Us
Phone
860-285-1823
Fax:
860-285-1864

Staff

Dr. Michael Pepe
Director of Health
Sharon Enot
Public Health Nurse
Ellen Hansen
Administrative Clerk
Matthew Brattoli
Sanitarian
Michael Rotondaro
Sanitarian

October 6th, 2016 - Senior Health Fair & Flu Shots

Date: October 6th, 2016 8:30am - 12:30pm

Location: LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave., Windsor, CT 06095

 

Description:

Senior Health Fair & Flu Shots 

 

Come and enjoy the Senior Health Fair on Thursday October 6th, 2016 at the LP Wilson Community Center. There will be over 30 vendors offering free screenings and give-aways.

 

The Windsor Health Department will be offering Flu Shots to adults age 50 and over and  disabled adults age 18 and over.  

 

Pneumonia shots are also available to those age 65 and > who have not had the shot before and those 50-64 who have not had the shot before and have long term health problems such as; heart or lung disease, diabetes, cirrhosis, asthma, smokers or those who have a weakened immune system.         

 

Please bring your Medicare card and any other health insurance card(s) with you. 

Without accepted insurance the cost is:

  • Flu shot $30   

 

Accepted Insurances:

  • Medicare Part B
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • ConnectiCare
  • Cigna

 

The Flu Shot consent form is available here to download if you want to complete it and bring it with you to the Health Fair.

 

For more information contact us at (860) 285-1823 or (860) 285-1824

Zika Virus Information From the Windsor Health Department

The Zeka virus is an infection which is transmitted from the bite of an infected female mosquito (Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus)

 

  • Zika virus was first discovered in Uganda in 1947 and was limited to Africa and Asia with very infrequent cases of human illness until 2015 when the World Health Organization (WHO) reported the presence of the disease in the Western Hemisphere
  • Twenty-six countries and territories have reported local transmission of the Zika virus including Puerto Rico with additional spread in areas already inhabitied by the primary vector, the Aedes aegypti mosquito
  • States along the southern boarder of the United States have the potential for localized outbreaks
  • The Aedes eagypti mosquito is not presently found in the Northeastern US
  • All states may have travel associated cases among residents 
  • The US has 39 laboratory confirmed cases with six cases in pregnant women; one infant was born with microcephaly, two resulted in fetal loss
  • Of recent consern is also the possibility of spread from a woman to her baby during pregnancy and between sexual partners
  • While usually a mild disease an association with birth defects and Guillain-barre syndrome has been suggested  

 

For more information, visit:

www.cdc.gov/zika

www.ct.gov/dph

Windsor Health Dept. - 275 Broad Street - Windsor, CT 06095  (860) 285-1824

 

Mobile Mammography at LP Wilson Community Center October 17th, 2016

On Monday October 17th, 2016 the Windsor Health Department will be sponsoring the Hartford Hospital Mobile Mammography Van at the LP Wilson Community Center to offer Screening Mammograms. 

 

Appointments are available from 9:00am - 2:00pm for those age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in one year and a day. 

 

No Insurance??? Funding is made available through Hartford Hospital to cover the cost.  

 

 To make an appointment or for more information please call the

      Windsor Health Department at 860 285-1824 or 860 285-1823      

HELMETS - Ski, Bicycle and Multi-Sport

A Helmet for Every Season!! 

The Windsor Health Department has a great selection of helmets available for sale.  Anyone, no matter what their age, who is "On Wheels" needs to wear a helmet.  You need to protect you and your family by wearing helmets during all the seasons while bike riding,  skate boarding, or whipping down an icy slope.  Placing a helmet on a child's head from the first time they hit the slopes or get on a bike/toy with wheels will encourage and reinforce this good practice for a lifetime.  

 

 Our Helmets:

  • Come in All Sizes
  • Come in a Variety of Colors
  • Will be Adjusted and Checked for a Proper Fit
  • Available in the Health Dept. - Top Floor/Town Hall, 8am-5pm, M-F
  • Cost

               - Bike and Multi-Sport $10.00

               - Ski Helmets             $25.00

  • For more information please contact us at (860) 285-1823 or 1824

Be Aware of Ticks!

As we move into Spring and Summer it is important to be aware that ticks are in abundance.  Here are some tips from the CT Dept. of Public Health to increase awareness and help prevent tick borne diseases.

 

Tick_bites_May_2.pdf

 

 

 

 

Mosquito Dunks Available in the Health Department

Don't let those pesky mosquitoes interrupt your summer fun . . . . . .

 

Mosquito dunks are available in the Windsor Health Department

Free of Charge

8am - 5pm

Monday through Friday

Each resident may get one package containing 6 dunks

(1 dunk will cover 25 - 100 sq ft)

Dunks are to be used in standing water ONLY

This may include bird baths, rain barrels, non-moving water in ponds, etc.

The dunks are not harmful to humans or animals and will last 30 days or longer

Complete directions for use are included on the package

 

 

 

2013 Connecticut Fish Advisory

With the fishing season beginning this Saturday, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) is issuing its annual fish consumption advisory for fish caught in Connecticut waters. DPH reminds anglers that some of the most popular species of fish have relatively little contamination and are safe to eat up to two times a week.

Please see attached for more information.

    Fish_Advisory_2013.pdf

Healthy Teeth for School Children

Children of all ages need strong and decay-free teeth in order for their bodies to be healthy. Windsor’s recent “Dinner on a Dime” event helped to send this and other health-related messages to parents and children.  Dr. David Bloom of Windsor supplied young participants with dental goodie bags that included toothbrushes, toothpaste, and dental floss. Thank you, Dr. Bloom!

 

Information on dental care for schoolchildren in Windsor is available at the Windsor Public Schools website www.windsorct.org under “Department Services” / “Health Services” / “School Based Dental Services”. Click here to access the site directly.

Request for Qualified Vendors

Request for Qualified Vendors

 

The Windsor Health Department is now accepting vendors who would like to be placed on a qualified vendor list to perform property maintenance work such as landscaping and debris removal on selected properties within the Town of Windsor.  In order to be placed on the qualified vendor list, the prospective vendor must send their company information and proof of insurance to the Windsor Health Department and those who qualify will be notified and added to the list.  For further information call the Windsor Health Department at 860 285-1823. 

 

Please see the attached document for a detailed list of insurance requirements. 

 Qualified_Vendor_Requirements.pdf