Updated March 13, 2020, 1:35 pm
The Norwalk Health Department continues to closely monitor and respond to the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus, 2019). The Health Department has also set up a COVID-19 Information page, where we will share information with the public about this rapidly changing situation.
The Health Department and City officials are encouraging our residents to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 by practicing social distancing (e.g., cancelling large gatherings/meetings, working remotely when possible, and eliminating any unnecessary close contact with people). As a result, the Health Department is announcing the following changes to its schedule and services to enable us to provide essential services to the community and dedicate necessary resources to our COVID-19 response.
Hours and Appointments:
Beginning Monday, March 16, the Health Department building will be open to the public from 9 am to 2 pm, by appointment only, until further notice. We are operating essential services, but we are not taking walk-ins for any of our services at this time. If you feel ill, call your healthcare provider for guidance. Do not come to the Health Department.
The following schedule/procedure changes apply to our services:
We ask that Norwalkers stay informed through reputable news sources, including the CT Department of Public Health and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, you can take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
For more information: