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Food Protection

Food Protection is one of the major functions of the FVHD. We strive to minimize the risk of foodborne disease through educational programming and by enforcing the Connecticut Public Health Code.

Buildings, Wells, Septic, and Additions

Construction of home additions, private pools, sheds, septic systems, or wells requires the completion of a Location Approval Packet found on the main forms and applications page. 

Septic Wells & Private Water Testing Other Resources

Emergency Preparedness

FVHD is continuously developing plans that address the roles and responsibilities of public health officials in cooperation with local, municipal officials, emergency responders, and town agencies as well as regional and state resources.

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About the Farmington Valley Health District

The Farmington Valley Health District (FVHD) strives to promote health programs and policies that support good health; Prevent disease outbreaks and conditions that give rise to poor health; and Protect you from health threats-the everyday and the exceptional.

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Dixon Ticonderoga Recalls Creativity Street Foam Pattern Rollers Due to Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban

More information: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2024/Dixon-Ticonderoga-Recalls-Creativity-Street-Foam-Pattern-Rollers-Due-to-Violation-of-Federal-Lead-Content-Ban

MDC Annual Watershed Inspections To Begin

The Metropolitan District (MDC) will be conducting its state-mandated annual watershed sanitary survey and inspection [...]

FDA Advises Restaurants and Retailers of a Recall of Certain Oysters from Westport, Connecticut Potentially Contaminated with Norovirus

Recalled oysters are from Norm Bloom and Son (CT-069-SS, AQ), harvested from Westport, CT, lot [...]

Fossil Group Recalls Bracelet Sold with Skechers Jewelry Gift Sets Due to High Levels of Lead and Cadmium

This recall involves the braided black bracelet that is a part of the Skechers watch/bracelet [...]