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A Message From David Knauf, Director of Health

Welcome to the Darien Health Department website.  It is our intention to use this space to provide you with up-to-the minute health information as well as provide conveniently available application forms for your use.  Please also see the page for the Advisory Board of Health.  Please e-mail me if you have any questions or comments.  Good Health to you!

Mission of the Health Department is to:  Prevent disease, by promoting a safe community and healthy environment to all residents and visitors, while upholding public health based regulations, which protect the quality of life.

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Coronavirus Information:
COVID-19 in CT - CT DPH updates their Status Report each evening, click "Test Data" for the latest update.
COVID-19 cases by town in CT
List of Darien Restaurants offering take-out, curb-side or delivery
Food Safety & Coronavirus
What Should I Do If I or a Family Member Becomes Sick with COVID-19?
What To Do If You or a Family Member Test Positive for Coronavirus
CDC Guidance for Employers Concerned about Possible Coronavirus Exposure
CDC Interim Guidance for Childcare Programs
Connecticut Children's Medical Center has launched a 24/7 hotline to connect parents to pediatricians.  The number is 1-833-226-2362.  They also have a website with FAQ.

Coronavirus Testing Locations:

Click here for a list of Testing Sites, Call Centers and Testing Info

Drive Thru Coronavirus Testing appointments, locations and hours can be found here:
To be tested, you MUST pre-register and have an appointment!
Drive Thru Testing is offered in Darien on Mondays from 1-4pm at Darien High School, 80 High School Lane.
You must have an appointment to be tested!
Click here for all CT Hospitals Performing Testing.

Do you need to submit a tick while Town Hall is closed?
Click here for directions.


Annual Report: 2018-19

Quarterly Report to Board of Selectmen: January 2020

Inspection Reports for Darien Restaurants and Cosmetology Salons are available!

Breaking News

Need Immunization for Travel?  Click here to find out where to go.

CDC Health Advisories for International Travel


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Additional Links

Staff Contacts

Contact Information

Health Department
Room 109, Town Hall
2 Renshaw Road

Phone: (203) 656-7320

For an emergency after hours: 203-662-5300 or 911 

Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., closed Holidays