Update on the Measles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting 102 confirmed measles cases spread across 14 states, which follows last year’s record outbreak in which 644 cases were diagnosed across 27 states— the largest outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000. There are… Read more

Upcoming Diabetes Workshop

      Diabetes and prediabetes are very much self-managed conditions. Successful self-managment requires knowledge, skills and a willingness to make some changes and take control. The Westport Weston Health District will introduce a new Live Well Workshop specifically for people with diabetes or prediabetes. The next session, Living Well… Read more

Traveling Abroad?

  When traveling outside the United States, you must take certain precautions to ensure the safety and health of you and your family. The Westport Weston Health District can assist you in determining your need for immunizations and preventive measures before you travel. The Health District Traveler’s Immunization Clinic offers… Read more

March is National Nutrition Month!

  “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle” The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics created this campaign to focus on the importance of making knowledgeable food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. The theme for 2015 is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which encourages everyone to consume fewer calories,… Read more

Ebola Virus

The Ebola situation is a rapidly evolving one and it is important to note that there are no cases of Ebola in Connecticut.  A website has been launched by the State of Connecticut in order to keep all state residents informed.  More information regarding this virus and a link to… Read more