The Middletown Health Department is responsible for protecting the health and safety of the people residing or working within our community. The department actively works to prevent disease and promote wellness through planning, education, and a myriad of public health initiatives including (but not limited to) sponsoring health fairs and medical health screenings, conducting regular inspections to ensure compliance with public health codes pertaining to food, air, and water quality, and housing as well as monitoring and responding to public health emergencies, infectious diseases, and environmental health hazards. The Middletown Health Department is also the repository for all City of Middletown birth, marriage, and death certificates.
Food Safety Alert (7/1/19)
Illnesses in Connecticut potentially linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico.
Please contact your healthcare provider if you believe you have become ill from the consumption of papaya. Any other questions can be directed to Kevin Elak at (860) 638-4972.
It's Tick Season!
The Middletown Health Department reminds residents to check for ticks after spending time outdoors.
Online Marriage Application
If you are being married in Middletown within the next 65 days, we encourage you to use the Online Marriage Application. This is an application only - you will not actually receive your marriage license until both parties appear in our office sometime before the marriage date.
When you come to pick up your license, bring a current photo ID and cash or check for your payment. A license is $50 and a certified copy is $20. Applications for marriage licenses are processed Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (please arrive no later than 4 p.m.).
Ongoing Health Programs
Senior Center Blood Pressure Screenings
Every Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Middletown Senior Center. No appointment is necessary, No age or residency requirement, For more information call 860-638-4540. This is sponsored by the Middletown Health Department.
Middletown in Motion
Almost everyone knows about the health benefits of walking. And what better place to walk than Middletown? The city is alive and constantly changing. Enjoy the beauty of Middletown, its' historical background and get some exercise just by choosing the Downtown Route (PDF) or North End Route (PDF).
The health-information radio program produced by the Community Health Education Section of the Middletown Health Department airs the first Saturday of every month at 3:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 5:15 p.m. on WIHS 104.9 FM.