What We Do
It is the mission of the Health Department to control preventable diseases through education, inspections and monitoring by enforcing the federal, state and local codes, laws and regulations for maintaining and promoting public health.
*PLEASE SEE INFECTIOUS DISEASE TAB IN SIDE COLUMN FOR CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION OR GO TO THE CDC WEBSITE FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION. THERE IS ALSO LINK ON MAIN TOWN WEBPAGE.
Main Number 203-594-3018
Fax Number 203-594-3109
After hours emergency only 203-594-3500 (New Canaan PD) or 203-594-3140 (Fire Dept.) the dispatcher will contact a health department staff person in a true emergency. Hospital staff & area doctors may call (203)585-8209 to speak to the Director of Health after hours in the case of an emergency.
Reporting of infectious disease 203-594-3019 or fax lab reports to 203-594-3109. No emails of medical records please. DPH reportable disease form and guidance documents are below.
Reportable disease DPH form for medical providers
Reportable disease DPH guidance document for medical providers
Vaping Reportable Disease CDC form for medical providers
Office Hours are Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm
Please note: Health department has moved to Vine Cottage but our files remain at Town Hall. We request that you make an appointment (203-594-3018) if needed. Requests for septic and well information should be emailed to Debra Katz.
Jen Eielson, MPH, REHS/RS, Director of Health
David M. Reed, MD, MPH, Medical Director
Debra Katz, Administrative Assistant/Phase 1 Sanitarian
77 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840