Preventing Illness and Promoting Wellness for Communities in Eastern Connecticut

  • Andover
  • Ashford
  • Bolton
  • Chaplin
  • Columbia
  • Coventry
  • Mansfield
  • Scotland
  • Tolland
  • Willington

Our Mission: Eastern Highlands Health District is committed to

enhancing the quality of life in its communities through the prevention of illness,

promotion of wellness and protection of our human environment.

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EHHD Covid-19 vaccination clinics will be held weekly (except holidays)

4 South Eagleville Road, Mansfield 06268 (Mansfield Town Hall)

Appointments are NOT required but can be made at VAMS.CDC.GOV

Mondays  10am-1pm Adult vaccination clinic (12 y/o +)

 J&J (18y/o+), Moderna (18y/o+and 

Pfizer (12y/o+) vaccines are available

Second Covid-19 Boosters ARE NOW AVAILABLE to those eligible. 

Boosters for ages 5-11 will be available soon; thank you for your patience.

NO CLINIC on Mondays: May 16th or May 30th

 Thursdays 2-6pm Pediatric vaccination clinic (5-11 y/o)

Pfizer pediatric vaccine is available  

 

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On May 13, 2022  CT DPH  issued a press release regarding changes to the CDC county classifications for Connecticut reflecting an increase in risk to the population.

Based on surveillance data available using the new tool created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) called COVID-19 Community Levels, towns within Tolland and Windham counties, that EHHD serves are currently classified as High, or “Orange” category based on these new metrics:  hospital beds in use, hospital admissions, and the total number of new COVID cases. CDC recommends taking precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID based on the Community Levels in your area.

Tolland and Windham County residents are advised to:

 

 Click Here for COVID-19 guidance for your county

 

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 Click Here for Covid-19 Vaccination CLINICs by Griffin Health/DPH 

No Appt, insurance or ID required, Bring your vaccine record card for 2nd & booster doses.

* Ages 5+ first, second, and boosters for all eligible

* UCONN Health Use mychart or call 860-679-5589 for appointments

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 COVID-19 VACCINE Information

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COVID-19 TEST & TREAT PROGRAMS

This recently launched Test to Treat program by HHS.gov creates an additional pathway for fast access to lifesaving COVID-19 treatments.  Click here to learn more about where you can get tested and receive a prescription from a local health provider, as appropriate. 

 Those who may have difficulty accessing the internet or need additional support locating a Test to Treat site can call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) to get help in English, Spanish, and more than 150 other languages – 8am-midnight ET, 7 days a week.

The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) is also available to specifically help people with disabilities access services. To get help, call 1-888-677-1199, Mon-Fri (9am-8pm ET) or email DIAL@usaginganddisability.org.

PhysicianOne Urgent Care also provides assessment/testing and prescribed medication.  For anyone with limited access to transportation, Telemedicine Virtual Visits are also available Click Here to learn more.

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COVID-19 TESTING

Get Free at-home Covid-19 test kits

How to use a HOME TEST KIT - FAQ

QUARANTINE & ISOLATION TOOL

I tested positive for Covid-19.  What should I do?

I am a close contact of someone that tested positive for Covid-19.  What should I do?

 

Click Here for Cost-free State-supported Covid Testing Sites

State-Supported Testing locations: (updated 4/14/2022)

  • Danielson/Killingly Quinebaug BCC, 742 Upper Maple St
  • Hartford 1161 Albany Av
  • Norwich Dodd Stadium, 14 Scott Ave
  • Putnam Murphy Park, 61 Keech St
  • Willimantic/Windham Rec Park 50 Main Street

Additional Testing locations:

  Vernon  M-F   8am-8pm;  Sat/Sun 8am-5pm   860-986-7600

   Home Test Kits Available, no On-site or Drive-Up PCR testing

Various locations M-F    8am-8pm  Sat/Sun 9am-5pm

  Various locations, days & hours

  Glastonbury M-F    8am-8pm  Sat/Sun 9am-5pm

  Manchester M-F    8am-8pm  Sat/Sun 9am-5pm

  Norwich M-F    8am-8pm  Sat/Sun 9am-5pm

  Ellington  M-Sun    times vary

Manchester M-Sun   12noon-12midnight 

  Various locations, days & hours

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COVID-19 INFORMATION & REPORTS

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COVID-19 SUPPORT SERVICES

 

You can help!  Read about our Medical Reserve CorpsBoth medical & non-medical volunteers are needed.  Sign up at CT DPH CT Responds!    If you have questions, please call us at 860-429-3325. 

Our Vision: Healthy People, Healthy Communities, Healthier Future.  

The Eastern Highlands Health District strives to put our motto of "preventing illness and promoting wellness" at the forefront of all services we offer. The environmental health program provides the basic duties for which the Health District is best known, and their services are the backbone of our efforts to "prevent illness" in our communities. Complementing this effort, the public health emergency preparedness program develops and secures the critical resources necessary to prepare for and respond to a public health emergency. Additionally, promoting wellness continues to be a guiding force as we explore areas of need in our communities.

Our Mission: Eastern Highlands Health District is committed to enhancing the quality of life in its communities through the prevention of illness, promotion of wellness and protection of our human environment.

Environmental Health

Environmental Health

EHHD works to protect the health of the community through providing a variety of environmental health services.

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Health Promotion

Health Promotion

In an effort to promote wellness in EHHD communities, various programs, initiatives, and resources are available through the District Health Education Program.

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

The development, updating, and training on the use of public health emergency preparation plans are opportunities to strengthen the public health infrastructure in your community and beyond.

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