The Trumbull Health Department (THD) serves as the official local public health entity for the Trumbull, Connecticut community. THD is committed to improving the quality of life for all it serves through the promotion of health, prevention of disease, and by assuring a safe and clean environment for our residents. Explore our site to find the most up-to-date information regarding
- Health alerts
- Local regulations
- Programs and services
Video About Public Health
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) created a short film about the vital and heroic role of public health.
Responsibilities & Services
The THD's overall role is to protect and promote the public's health through people, prevention and partnerships. As a local health agency, our responsibilities include the enforcement of the Connecticut Public Health Code and mandated services as prescribed by CGS Section 368e (municipal).
- Local health agency ordinances and regulations may be more stringent than the State's mandates, however they cannot be less stringent or in conflict with state regulations and statutes.
- Town charters and local board of health by-laws may include for provisions of services that exceed the basic public health program.
- Local health agencies have the legal authority to levy fines and penalties for public health code violations, and to grant and rescind license permits (such as for food services establishments or septic systems) and to establish fees for their services.