The Federal website for ordering  Free COVID test kits is up and running .   Click here go to the website to order.

In accordance with the CDC guidelines, as of now, masks will be required in all Town Municipal Buildings if you are under the age of 12 and unvaccinated.

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COVID-19 Update:
Starting on December 15th, there will be COVID Testing at JPCC. For more info, CLICK HERE.
To see our schedule of vaccines available, eligibility, registration & vaccine clinic information CLICK HERE.
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If you need telephonic assistance, Connecticut’s Vaccine Appointment Assist Line is available at 877-918-2224, seven days a week from 8:00am to 8:00pm



Department of Health

Director of Health: Lisa Morrissey, M.P.H

The mission of the New Milford Health Department is to maintain a healthy environment and promote community health for the citizens of the Town of New Milford. We are working to meet this goal by providing a wide range of programs and services including enforcement of the Connecticut Public Health Code and local ordinances. Some of the services we provide include the following:

  • Organizing emergency response with other town agencies and volunteers.
  • Reviewing and approving septic systems and well installation and repairs.
  • Reviewing and approving renovations and additions that may impact the septic system and/or well.
  • Inspection of food service establishments.
  • Educating the public about health concerns and providing health clinics and screenings.
  • Sponsoring the annual Household Hazardous Waste Day.
  • Testing of possible rabid animals.
  • Testing of ticks for Lyme Disease.
  • Addressing any health complaints from residents.

Click here to sign up for (4) free COVID-19 test kits

Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from Here’s what you need to know about your order:

- Limit of one order per residential address

- One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests

- Orders will ship free starting in late January



At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Test Kit Information:

Click here to report an At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Test Kit result.

Click here to know "What to Do If You Test Positive".

Click here to know "What to Do If You Test Negative". 



CDC Shortens Quarantine Period - 12/27/2021

COVID-19 Booster approved for Teens 16-17

Tick Information

 Asthma Information (click here for English) (click here for Spanish)

Traveling and need Immunizations? (click on link for info)

NEW: CT Adopts FDA Code (click on link for more info)

Nail, Massage and Beauty Salon Warning


Current and reliable information about COVID-19 may be found at the following websites:

Testing Sites:

John Pettibone Community Center - Ridgewood Diagnostic Laboratories 

 CT DPH State Statues:







report COVID-19 at your organization (click Here)


REPORT at-home COVID-19 test results (CLICK HERE)


Contact Information

Town of New Milford
Department of Health
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776

Phone: (860) 355-6035 
Fax: (860) 210-2664

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday 

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