Darien Health Department 2017

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First Selectman Jayme Stevenson’s Testimony to Committee Against Regionalizing Local Health Depts

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First Selectman Jayme Stevenson planned to testify before the Joint Public Health Committee of the state Legislature on Tuesday to oppose a plan to regionalize municipal health departments. Here’s her prepared statement: (more…) Continue Reading →

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One ‘C’, Four ‘B’, Three ‘A’ Ratings in Latest Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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One local restaurant received a “C” rating, four others each received a rating of “B”; and “A” ratings went to three more in the latest food-serving establishment health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One ‘C’, Four ‘B’ Ratings and 8 ‘A’ Ratings in Latest Health Inspections of Darien Restaurants

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One local restaurant received a “C” rating, four others each received a rating of “B”; and “A” ratings went to eight others in the latest food-serving establishment health inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two ‘C’ Ratings, One ‘A’ in Latest Health Inspections at Darien Restaurants

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Two local restaurants inspected in the last week received a “C” and one an “A” in the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Meetings Showcase Darien’s Health Problems, Including Opiods, Alcohol, Stress, Mental Health

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Darien’s youth, not worried about having sex, are getting sexually transmitted diseases at the fastest rate in memory, making STD’s the town’s largest reported health problem. Meanwhile, the fastest growing public health problem in Darien is opioid use. (more…) Continue Reading →

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One C, Three B’s and Four A’s in Latest Health Inspections at Darien Eateries

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department include one with a “C” rating (the worst), three more with middling ratings of “B” and four with “A” ratings. The restaurant that received a “C” was re-inspected a week later and got a “B.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Darien — How Healthy Are We?’ Presentation, Part 3: Stress, Chronic Illness & Coping

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What is the fastest growing threat to the health of Darien residents? How does the health of Darien residents compare with that of the US, or Connecticut? (more…) Continue Reading →

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One A, Four Bs & Shake Shack in Latest Darien Health Department Inspections of Food-Serving Places

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department, two inspections resulted in the poorest rating — “C” — another was rated “B” and nine restaurants were each given an “A,” the best rating. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Substance Abuse, Impacts and Consequences’ — Presentation Thursday on Health in Darien

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What is the fastest growing threat to the health of Darien residents? How does the health of Darien residents compare with that of the U.S., or Connecticut? The second of three programs, titled, “Darien – How Healthy Are We? Part 2 Substance Abuse, Impacts and Consequences,” will help answer that Thursday night at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Two ‘C’ Ratings in Latest Darien Health Department Inspections of Food-Serving Establishments

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In the latest food inspection reports released by Darien Health Department, two inspections resulted in the poorest rating — “C” — another was rated “B” and nine restaurants were each given an “A,” the best rating. In a follow-up inspection at one of the “C”-rated establishments, it received a “B.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Health Department Starts Letter Grades for Food Service Inspections

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Darien Health Department has made some changes to the way it informs the public about the latest restaurant inspections at each food service location in town: New inspection certificates show A-B-C letter grades that customers can see at a glance. Also, customers with smartphones can use them to scan the “QR” code on the certificate to go to the department’s inspections website to get inspection details. (more…) Continue Reading →

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