Darien Health Department 2017

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Two Darien Restaurants Get Worst Health Rating Among Eight Latest Inspections

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Two Darien restaurants received the lowest town rating of “C” in the eight Department inspection reports released this week by Darien Health Department. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Low Rating for One Darien Food-Serving Location in Latest Darien Health Inspection Reports

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One Darien food-serving establishment received the lowest rating (“C”) from health inspectors among the six inspection reports just released by the town Health Department. (See all the inspection results below.)
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Darien Has Higher Rate of Ticks with Lyme Than State Average

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Three numbers tell this story: (1) Over the past decade, 27 percent of deer ticks tested across Connecticut were positive for Lyme disease; (2) so far this year, it’s 38 percent; (3) in Darien so far this year, it’s 47 percent. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Four Darien Food Establishments Get Health Inspections: Here’s How They Were Rated

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined four different food-serving locations recently, assigning them state scores and giving each of them one of three town ratings of A, B or C.
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In 11 Recent Health Inspections at Darien Food-Serving Establishments, Most Get Top Grades

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Darien Health Department inspectors examined 11 different food-serving locations recently, giving seven of them “A” ratings and four others “B” ratings. None were given the lowest grade of “C.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Expect More Ticks in 2017: Darien Health Dept Has This Advice on Avoiding Bites

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The black legged or deer tick (Iodes scapularis) is well known for spreading Lyme disease. Now, after a very mild winter, there are reports of a large number of ticks, all looking for a blood meal, possibly from you! (more…) Continue Reading →

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Ratings from the Latest 10 Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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Six local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, all received the top town rating of “A” although some violations of the state health code were found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Six Local Restaurants Rated in Latest Darien Health Inspections

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Six local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, all received the top town rating of “A” although some violations of the state health code were found. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Latest Darien Restaurant Health Inspections

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Three local food-serving establishments were recently inspected by the Darien Health Department, which hasn’t been doing many inspections recently due to illnesses of town employees in the agency. (more…) Continue Reading →

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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

David Knauf 01-29-17
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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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