Health Department

While Town Hall has re-opened to the public, the Health Department remains open by appointment only.   As a reminder, there will still be a Drop Box in the Town Hall Lobby for any materials that need to be submitted to the Health Department.  Please call 203-656-7320 to schedule an appointment (please leave a message, your call will be returned!)

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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Please click here for the Health Department's page dedicated to Coronavirus Information.
Mask Up, Darien!  Why it is important to wear a mask in public.
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Click here to see guidance and recommendations from the CT Dept of Public Health for having a safe & fun-filled Halloween.

The Health Department has ADDED ONE MORE DATE for Flu Vaccine Appointments!!
Please click here to schedule your appointment for Thursday, November 5 between 11am - 12:30pm.
Please print and fill out your consent form ahead of time & bring it with you to your appointment.
If you cannot attend then, 
click here for alternate vaccine locations!

How to submit a tick for testing:  Click here for directions.


Annual Report: 2018-19

Quarterly Report to Board of Selectmen: October 2020

Inspection Reports for Darien Restaurants and Cosmetology Salons are available!

Community Calendar

Breaking News

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

CDC Health Advisories for International Travel


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Phone: (203) 656-7320

*Effective June 1, 2020*

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

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 

*Effective June 1, 2020*
Open Monday - Thursday,
8 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.,
closed Fridays and Holidays