City of Norwalk Health Department

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<p>The City of Norwalk Health Department is charged with protecting residents through a variety of programs and codes, from flu clinics to restaurant inspections.</p>
<p>Residents can protect themselves from the flu - including H1N1 - by taking advantage of the flu shot clinics held around town. Insurance is accepted and no appointment is necessary.  Those without insurance can pay a $25 fee.  Walk-in hours at the Health Department are also available depending on the time of year; check the <a href="http://www.norwalkct.org/index.aspx?NID=676">website</a> for details.</p> <p>STD clinics are offered as well, including rapid HIV testing, available by appointment only. Residents interested in STD screening other than HIV can take advantage of the walk-in service for a $10 fee. STD screening is administered at the Health Department.</p> <p>Aside from the personal health testing services mentioned above, the Health Department also offers vaccinations, including travel-related vaccinations such as yellow fever and malaria. The Department also participates in the state's program for childhood vaccinations.</p> <p>Pregnant and postpartum mothers and their children are eligible to participate in the WIC program, administered by the Department, which provides healthy food packages on a monthly basis to eligible recipients. Interested residents can contact the WIC program directly to apply.</p> <p>Restaurants and other public facilities are also under the jurisdiction of the Health Department. The public can check the health safety rating of local establishments by going online. Those who prefer the comforts of home cooking will enjoy the farmer's market, held on Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm in the Health Department parking lot.</p> <p>In addition to these functions, the Health Department tests well water and beach water for drinking and swimming quality, respectively.  </p>
137 East Ave, Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 854-7979
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, business hours; some clinics, on-site inspections, by appointment
  • Accessible: yes
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