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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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Annual Report: 2017-18

Quarterly Report to Board of Selectmen: July 2019

Inspection Reports for Darien Restaurants and Cosmetology Salons are available!

Pear Tree Point & Weed Beaches:  Is the Water Safe for Swimming?
To find out, call the Darien Beach HOTLINE: 203-656-7323

Breaking News

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


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Contact Information

Health Department
Room 109, Town Hall
2 Renshaw Road

Phone: (203) 656-7320
For an emergency after hours: 911 
Fax: (203) 656-7486

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

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

Mindy Chambrelli, RS

Stephen Brueski

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

Michelle L. Varrone
Office Administrator, Notary

Caleb Moore, M.D.
Medical Adviser