News, Notices and Information

In this section you will find where we post our latest news, jobs postings and press releases.

RRP Rule Information Session

Posted on April 14, 2014

RRP Rule Information Session Flyer
Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule Information Session

April 16th, 2014
3– 6pm
New Haven Health Department
2nd Floor Conference Rm.
54 Meadow St.
New Haven, Connecticut

Legal Notice: Proposed Changes to Tattoo/Body Care Code

Posted on April 09, 2014

Proposed Code

Asthma and Allergies Training Workshop

Posted on March 25, 2014

Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers Workshop

Asthma and respiratory allergies are the most common chronic childhood diseases. This workshop will provide basic information about asthma (physiology, symptoms, and medications) and explain how to control asthma and allergy triggers in the child care setting. Allergies and severe reactions to foods, stinging insects and latex will also be discussed. You will learn how to use a checklist developed by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America to evaluate and improve environmental triggers of allergies and asthma symptoms.

The workshop is FREE, but pre-registration required
Certificate for 2 Training Hours
Please RSVP by May 8, 2014
Call Trish Sullivan at 203-881-3255 or email: psullivan@nvhd.org

Asthma and Allergy Essentials Training

Meatless Monday Program

Posted on March 21, 2014

Meatless Mondays Logo

The Naugatuck Valley Health District, in coordination with Shoprite’s Registered Dietitian, Cora Ragaini, are conducting a presentation on the Meatless Monday campaign! The campaign urges individuals to go meatless for just one day a week for health benefits. The presentation will be held at the Howard Whittemore Memorial Library in Naugatuck on Wednesday April 30th from 6:30 – 7:30pm. In addition to learning about the health benefits of going meatless on Mondays, the presentation will include cooking demonstrations on how to make healthy and delicious vegetarian meals. All attendees will have the opportunity to sample the recipes, and free recipe booklets will be offered from both Shoprite and the NVHD!

NVHD is excited to educate the community on the health benefits of going meatless for just one day each week! The campaign is simple, and fun for the whole family. We invite you and your family to join us for an evening of learning, fun, and tasty vegetarian recipes! For more information on the Meatless Monday Campaign, visit www.meatlessmonday.org.

Registration is required for this event. To register, please email Stephanie Potts at spotts@nvhd.org before April 23rd. For further information contact NVHD at 203-881-3255, or email Stephanie at spotts@nvhd.org.

Meatless Monday Program Press Release

Asthma Educator Institute

Posted on March 20, 2014

The Lung Association, will host the Asthma Educator Institute (AEI) on May 15 & 16, 2014 at the Mystic Hilton in Mystic, CT. The AEI is a two-day preparatory course for those qualified to take the National Asthma Educator Certification Board (NAECB) examination and for health care professionals with a keen interest in developing the skills as an asthma educator. The curriculum covers the content outlined in the NAECB Candidate Handbook and includes case reviews, hands-on skills demonstration and practice. The course is delivered by asthma experts from your community, including Certified Asthma Educators (AE-C). For more information click the link below:
Asthma Educator Institute

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