For a Healthy Northwest Corner
The Torrington Area Health District provides health services and information to twenty cities, towns and boroughs within the Northwest corner of Connecticut. Our goal is to promote and to protect the physical and environmental well-being of the citizens of the TAHD through direct services, wellness and promotion programs and community efforts.
This website provides information on many of our programs and services, as well as downloads for some of the necessary forms and applications for submission. We will strive to update all necessary information, as well as provide you with links to other informative sites.
News & Events
Click on the topics below for information
Spring is just around the corner and Northwest Conservation District is holding their annual Earth Day plant sale, click here for their website.
Renovating, Repair and Painting (RRP) course being offered in New Britian, click for information
Renovating, Repair and Painting (RRP) course being offered in Stratford, Click for information
In light of the Zika Virus concerns, here is some Mosquito Protection information for travelers, click here
Zika Virus information from the CDC including Travel Advisories and how to protect yourself from this mosquito spread virus, click here
Fact Sheet on Sodium Chloride (Salt) in private wells
Public Hearing Scheduled regarding TAHD noise regulations, click here for public notice
Nutrition Education for SNAP clients to be held in Torrington, click here for details, Child Care will be provided for the event.
Manchester Health Department is offering a Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) training course, very limited space!
CDC offers a great little graphic for home cooking and Salmonella! Click here for the link
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week! Click here for information
Important Message for Chicken Farmers and other raising Poultry!
Did you know there was a Global Handwashing Day? The importance of Handwashing. Everyone should read this.
CDC and Ct. State Health urge people to be tick aware. Powassan Virus information can be found here
Carbon Monoxide Information Poster (pdf)
Keep Your Child from Getting and Spreading Enterovirus D68
CDC Offers Emergency Health & Safety Tips plus Preparedness Information