Sanitarians/Ledge Light Health District

Member of the Ledge Light Health District
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Effective May 1st  2017, the Town of Stonington is part of the Ledge Light Health District.

All food, lodging, cosmetology, daycare and pool fees for facilities in the Town and Borough of Stonington are being waived until June 1, 2018.  All facilities that are currently licensed with the Town of Stonington for said activities will have their license extended until June 1, 2018.  Those facilities who were not licensed/registered/inspected by Stonington (lodging and cosmetology) will be requested to complete a LLHD application but will not be charged a licensing/registration/inspection fee until June 1, 2018.  Please contact Ryan McCammon with any questions at 860-535-5010.

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The local health department is directly involved in the following:

  • Inspecting foodservice establishments and temporary events, public pools,  cosmetology shops and child care facilities
  • Investigating nuisance complaints
  • Reviewing plans for new and renovated facilities
  • Preventing childhood lead poisoning
  • Triaging potential rabies exposures
  • Rsponding to emergency health-related calls
  • Carrying out foodborne illness investigations
  • Fielding general inquiries concerning the above, indoor air quality, drinking water quality, wells, septic systems, lodging, housing and many more topics
  • Conducts soils testing, plan reviews and approvals of subdivisions, new lots, building additions/accessory structures/changes in use and septic system repairs for lots served by onsite septic systems
  • Reviews and approves potable, irrigation and geothermal well locations, construction and testing
  • Conducts summer bathing water sampling, which is tested by the State Public Health Laboratory
  • Registers and inspects all lodging facilities on an annual basis
  • Facilitates the transport of potential rabies animals for testing to the State Public Health Laboratory
  • Provides mosquito control site visits and larvicide treatments for standing water less than 400ft2
  • Provides the services of health education/health promotion, epidemiology, a public health nurse and emergency preparedness
  • Enforcing the applicable sections of the State Public Health Code

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Ryan McCammon Supervisor of Environmental Health
Charlene Swink Sanitarian 1
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