The 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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Featuring: Environmental Health Activities


Free Radon Test Kits are now available at the Health Department Office (PDF)
Watch the Darien Health Department Public Service Announcement on Radon Risks, Testing and Remediation

Food & Inspections

Connecticut Adopts the 2022 FDA Food Code.  Visit the Food Protection Program page for more information.

2022 Food Code

COVID-19 Information

To schedule a COVID vaccine, search

As of November 20, 2023, every US household can again place an order to receive more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to your home.

There are also free COVID test kits available in the Health Department.

Visit the CDC's page of Frequently Asked Questions about COVID Vaccinations.

News & Additional Information