Archive of: 2015

  • Cancer in America

    Cancer in America

    Find out more about the most common cancers in America and see which lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk.

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  • Uranium Testing for Wells in Southern Southbury

    Uranium Testing for Wells in Southern Southbury

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health has been notified of elevated levels of uranium in a private well in the southern Southbury area.The Health District is offering water testing for uranium (and arsenic), free of charge, to those who live in the area and have private well water systems.

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  • Skin Cancer Screening at the Pomperaug Health District

    Skin Cancer Screening at the Pomperaug Health District

    The Pomperaug District Department of Health will sponsor a Skin Cancer Screening on Thursday, July 9th, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Health District office, which is located at Playhouse Corner, 77 Main Street North, Suite 205 in Southbury. This program is offered at no cost and is meant for adults who are currently not under the care of a dermatologist. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling the Pomperaug Health District at 264-9616, ext. 0.

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  • Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000

    The number of American seniors who die from fall-related injuries has nearly doubled since 2000, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals.

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  • Community Preventive Services Workshop

    Community Preventive Services Workshop

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