WWHD Clinics and Programs

 

Travelers Immunization Clinic Immunizations and preventive medications for travelers held on a regular basis. Proper pre-travel counseling and immunizations can help prevent travel related illnesses and ensure a safe and healthy travel experience.  For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 227-9571 ext. 224, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
HIV/STD Counseling and Testing Clinic Open to all regardless of age or residence. Anonymous or confidential testing available. By appointment – call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231.   No charge; donations accepted. Testing also available for Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
Annual Flu Vaccinations Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for an appointment.

Wellness Clinic for Adults and Children Held weekly on Monday mornings from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Free blood pressure check,  glucose, and tuberculosis screening available for a fee – cash, check, and MC/V accepted. Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for more information.
Routine Immunization Clinic Routine immunizations and vaccine boosters are available for adults and children. Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for an appointment. Cash, check, and MC/V accepted.
Cholesterol Screening Held monthly on Tuesday mornings. Cholesterol screening includes total, LDL, and HDL cholesterol levels, blood sugar and triglyceride levels. Fasting is required.The cost is $25 – cash, check and MC/V accepted. Call the Health District at (203) 227-9571 ext. 242 to make an appointment.
Skin Cancer Screening Clinic Free, full-body screening for cancerous and pre-cancerous growths. Held each spring at the Health District.  Exams conducted by dermatologists.  Call (203) 227-9571 ext 231 for information.
Live Well Program These support workshops are facilitated by specially trained leaders, and provides opportunities for interaction and group problem solving related to common issues experienced by most people living with or those taking care of people living with health concerns or conditions.
Homebound Health Check Program In-home (non-skilled) visits are made by a registered nurse to any homebound Westport/Weston  resident to ensure that their health needs are met and that they maintain or improve their health status through assessments and early intervention. Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for more information.
Fall Prevention Program This is a one and a half hour presentation taught by the Health District’s public health nurses. The program is designed to be delivered to a group in a community setting. The objective of the program is to help individuals identify and reduce fall risks. Topics covered include: home hazards, low blood pressure, sensory deficits, mobility issues, balance problems, and multiple medications. In addition, balance exercises and ways to safely get up from a fall are demonstrated and practiced with attendees. Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for more information.
Home Safety Assessments This is a free service offered to any Westport or Weston resident. A member of the health district staff will visit your home to determine if any safety concerns exist. Some of the items on the checklist include: lighting, flooring, footwear, fire protection, stairways, and water temperature. At the completion of the visit, the homeowner is given a copy of the completed home safety and risk assessment with the findings and any recommendations. Call (203) 227-9571 ext. 231 for more information.