The North Central District Health Department (NCDHD) was established on July 1, 1974. It is a governmental agency that provides local public health services to the residents of East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Stafford, Suffield, Vernon, Windham, and Windsor Locks. The District is governed by a 21 member Board of Directors appointed by the First Selectmen of each town we serve.
NCDHD is led by Patrice A. Sulik, MPH, RS, Director of Health. The Director of Health is responsible for protecting the health of residents by enforcing the Public Health Code of the State of Connecticut. The staff includes highly trained professionals who work to prevent the spread of infectious disease agents in the environment and community and to protect the public’s health.
The District offers a broad array of services. Services include, but are not limited to,
- Inspections of food service establishments, salons, lodging establishments
- Inspections of public pools and swimming areas
- Inspections of group homes and day cares
- Review and approval of plans for septic systems and wells
- Investigations of indoor air quality concerns and nuisance complaints
- Investigates disease outbreaks
- Monitor reportable diseases
- Maintains emergency response plans and responds to public health emergencies
- Outreach and education
- Act as an information resource
The District’s main office is located at 31 North Main Street in Enfield. There are satellite offices in Stafford, Vernon and Windham. Each satellite office is staffed with a sanitarian. Enfield office hours are Monday–Wednesday, 8:00am–5:30pm EST. Thursday, 8:00am-7:00pm EST. Friday, 8:30am-12:30pm EST.