September is Suicide Prevention Month
Date: October 5th, 2017 8:30am - 12:30pm
Location: LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave., Windsor, CT 06095
Senior Health Fair & Flu Shots
Come and enjoy the Senior Health Fair on Thursday October 5th, 2017 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.
Please bring your Medicare card and any other health insurance card(s) with you.
Without accepted insurance the cost is:
The Flu Shot consent form is available to download here if you want to complete it and bring it with you to the Health Fair.
For more information contact us at (860) 285-1824
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.
- Bike and Multi-Sport $10.00
- Ski Helmets $25.00
Summer is here and Windsor Health Department and Voices Against Lyme Disease CT want to remind you that ticks are in abundance this year so please take precautions, use repellent and do your tick checks.
Here are some great tips from the CT Dept. of Public Health to increase awareness and help prevent tick borne diseases. (See link below)
If you find a tick on you, carefully remove it with fine tipped tweezers and wash the area with warm soap and water. Place the tick in a container and bring it to the Windsor Health Dept. - top floor of the Windsor Town Hall - and we will take it to the CT Agriculture Station for identification and possible testing. For more information call Sharon @ (860) 285-1824.
Also visit www.valdct.org
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
FDA Food Code FAQ
1. What are the 5 approved certified food protection manager organizations?
2. Will my inspection be any different?
3. Will I be inspected the same number of times as before under the Connecticut food code?
4. Are my fees going to increase for my license?
5. Where can I find a copy of the new FDA food code?
6. What are the new temperature requirements?
The Zeka virus is an infection which is transmitted from the bite of an infected female mosquito (Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus)
For more information, visit:
Windsor Health Dept. - 275 Broad Street - Windsor, CT 06095 (860) 285-1824
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.
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.