GREENWICH HEALTH DEPARTMENT – DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Description:

The Environmental Health program is responsible for the establishment and execution of municipal environmental program functions that are either State or locally mandated. The program offers a variety of services, which include, but are not limited to, sanitation, housing code enforcement, sewage disposal inspection and plan review, food service inspection and environmental surveys. The Division functions as a component of the land-use agencies and provides consultation services to all citizens regarding public health issues. The Laboratory component offers clinical and environmental testing services to the general public.

Phone:
(203) 622-7838 - Main
(203) 622 7777 - SHELLFISH STATUS
(203) 622 7855 - RECORDING FOR BEACH CLOSURES
Fax:
(203) 622 7770
Website:
http://www.greenwichct.org/Government/Departments/Health_Department/Division_of_Environmental_Services/
Updated:
July 12, 2018
Physical Address:
Town Hall 101 Field Point Road, Third Floor
Greenwich, CT 06830 Google Map
Open Hours:
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES -
Office Hours MON - FRI, 8 am - 4 pm
Public Counter Service MON - FRI, 8 am - 1 pm
LABORATORY -
Office Hours MON - FRI, 8 am – 4 pm - No samples on FRI
Public Counter Service MON - FRI, 8 am - 3 pm
Contacts
Name:
Michael S. Long
Phone:
(203) 622-7838
Position:
Director of Environmental Services
Name:
Douglas A. Serafin
Phone:
(203) 622-7843
Position:
Laboratory Director
Programs:

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM –

  • Samples the Town’s drinking water and collects samples from ponds, rivers, streams, private well water supplies and all Town beaches.
  • Answers complaints about noise, open burning, chemical and oil spills, odors, food service establishments, barber shop and beauty salons, animal control, residential and commercial housing, schools and child day care centers, etc.
  • Oversees the installation of all subsurface sewage disposal systems and approves all plans relating to this program; reviews and approves well drilling permits.
  • Licenses all food service establishments, barber shop and beauty salons, indoor and outdoor public pools, marine dock facilities and itinerant vendors within The Town

LAB TESTING – Community Health

  • Testing for lead in water, ceramic and paint
  • Blood lead testing
  • Well water testing for bacteria and chemicals
  • Identification and testing of ticks associated with Lyme Disease
  • Transport of animal carcasses to State Laboratory for the control of rabies virus
  • Testing associated with well baby clinics and community programs
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Radon testing

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