If you live in Branford, East Haven, or North Branford, the East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD) is your local health department. ESDHD provides essential public health services such as Building Approvals, Septic System Permits, and Food Service Permits to a population of over 70,000 residents. We are committed to improving the health and well being of our residents through public health programs that promote wellness, prevent and control disease, and provide education about healthy lifestyles.

Branford & East Haven Weekly Beach Water Testing Results

ESDHD urges our residents to observe any beach closure, advisory, or safety hazards signs. In areas that are not monitored regularly, choose swimming sites in less developed areas with good water circulation, such as beaches at the ocean. Avoid swimming after a heavy rainfall and also at beaches where you can see discharge pipes.

June 28, 2016
Date collected (June 27, 2016):
East Haven (East): OPEN
East Haven (West): OPEN

Renovation, Repair, Painting (RRP) Course

8-hour training course for renovators to be certified to work on pre-1978 homes. Training includes: RRP regulations and requirements 2 hours of hands-on training Review of: health risk exposures, symptoms of lead poisoning reviewed, How to contain dust and protect yourself, Effective cleaning and disposal practices, Proper record keeping To be held at the Branford Fire House, 45 N. Main St. Branford, CT To Register Call: (203) 481-4233 $20 fee covers class, continental breakfast and lunch.