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.
ZIKA virus, what you need to know...
News & Events
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New guidelines from the State Health Department Laboratory regarding Rabies Testing
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program - State Dept. of Public Health has some great information for you, click here.
State Department of Public Health has great advice for BBQ and Picnics this summer - Keep it cold or keep it hot!
State announces the Mosquito Monitoring Program for 2016
In light of the Zika Virus concerns, here is some Mosquito Protection information from the State Dept of Public Health, 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
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