Darien Health Department  

At this time the Health Office is available by appointment only. Please take a moment to review the website for information. If you still need assistance, we may be reached by phone or email. To schedule an appointment please call 203-656-7320. Also, the drop box for documents remains available in the lobby by the gym. 

Mission of the Health Department:  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.

Click HERE for COVID-19 Information.


4-13-2021 Health Department Press Release on J&J Vaccine
State Vaccine Portal
 (Now for those 16 and older)

Effective April 1, vaccine will be made available to those over 16 years old.  When making an appointment for those between the ages of 16-18, only go to clinics offering Pfizer vaccine.

If you are a Darien resident over 65 years old, you may register for a vaccine at Darien’s clinic by calling the Human Services Department at 203-656-7328.

CT DPH Releases Vaccine Eligibility Criteria (1/17/21)
State of CT Vaccine Information 

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine: ingredients, how it works, how is was made so quickly etc., please visit the drop down menu on the COVID-19 page

CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

VAERS Fact Sheet:  https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/pdf/vaers_factsheet1.pdf

VAERS online reporting:  https://vaers.hhs.gov/index.html

Third Party Vaccine Sites:
Grieb's Pharmacy: https://www.griebspharmacy.com/
Walgreens Pharmacy: https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/vaccination/covid-19
Stamford Hospital: https://www.stamfordhealth.org/covid-19-update/covid-19-vaccination-information/
UConn Health: https://health.uconn.edu/coronavirus/covid-vaccine/
Yale New Haven Health: https://www.ynhhs.org/patient-care/covid-19/vaccine/get-your-covid-vaccine.aspx  or call the Yale COVID Hotline 1-833-275-9644
Hartford Health: https://hartfordhealthcare.org/health-wellness/covid-vaccine

Click here for directions on submitting a tick for testing.

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Phone: (203) 656-7320
For an emergency after hours: (203) 662-5300 or 911

Open Monday - Thursday,
8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.,
closed Fridays and Holidays

Staff Contact Information:

David A. Knauf, MPH, MS, RS
Director of Health

Mindy Chambrelli, RS

Lori Romick

Paula Sutliffe, MA, RN-BC, CHC
Public Health Nurse

Michelle L. Varrone
Office Administrator, Notary

Caleb Moore, M.D.
Medical Advisor
(203) 655-6799