Darien Health Department  

 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. 

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Quarterly Report to the Board of Selectmen: January 2023


Connecticut Adopts the 2022 FDA Food Code

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 Preparing for Emergencies

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Breaking News  

  • Darien is participating in a Itinerant/Mobile Vendor Permit Reciprocity Program.  For details, click here.

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COVID Updates


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

Advisory Board of Health

Staff Contact Information:

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

Mindy Chambrelli, RS

Cedric Goo
Environmental Health Specialist

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

Michelle L. Varrone
Office Administrator, Notary

Tim Kenefick, M.D.
Medical Advisor