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.

February is often the Peak of Flu Season, so protect yourself and get your shot today!

It is not too late to get protected. Call us today to get your flu vaccination.
The Health Department expanded the insurance available. We accept Anthem BC/BS, Connecticare, Medi-Blue, Medicare Part B, Cigna, Aetna and Husky. Please have your insurance card with you or make a copy for us when you come to the clinic. The cost of vaccine for those not covered by insurance will be $30.00.
Children younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent.
Remember, vaccination is the best way to prevent getting the flu. Washing your hands helps, too!

We Have Moved!

Visit East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD)
at our new location: 688 East Main Street, Branford, CT
Just off of Rte1
0.7 miles east of ChowderPot Restaurant
Take a left on baldwin drive
Take a left into the first driveway and drive all the way to the left side of the building.

Time to test for Radon: Free test kits from Connecticut DPH for a limited time

How radon gets in the home

Free radon test kits available from CT DPH during January, National Radon Action Month
Hartford -- The Connecticut State Department of Public Health (DPH) urges Connecticut residents to test their homes for radon gas, the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Health officials estimate that radon is responsible for more than 21,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States.