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.

FLU CLINIC ANNOUNCEMENT: Protect Yourself from the Flu:

The Seasonal Flu is particular nasty this year. Take these three steps to protect yourself:
1. Get vaccinated against the flu.
We will be holding a flu clinics at the East Haven Senior Center, 91 Taylor Ave, East Haven, CT
Feb. 3rd from 10am-12pm
Vaccination for children 18 yrs and under is FREE with or without insurance!
For Adults: If you have insurance, vaccination is FREE, please bring insurance card with you!
We accept: Anthem BC/BS, Medicare Part B, ConnectiCare, CIGNA, Aetna, and Husky

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.

East Shore District Health Department will be hosting FDA Food Code Classes

THE CONNECTICUT FOOD CODE IS CHANGING AS OF JULY 1, 2018! the East Shore District Health Department (ESDHD) will be hosting FDA Food Code Classes in our district.

ESDHD invites all our partners in the food service business to attend. We will be discussing how the Connecticut's adoption of the FDA food code will impact your business. Information will be given and there will be a short question and answer period.