Health Department

public health



To preserve, promote, and protect the health of all people in the City of Middletown through equitable prevention, partnerships, and education.


Middletown Health Department now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 Public Health Block Grants

Download the application in Word or PDF

January is Radon Action Month!

You cannot see, smell, or taste radon, but it could be present at dangerous levels om your home.  Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among non-smokers in the United States.

Exposure to radon is a preventative health risk and testing radon levels in your home can help prevent unnecessary exposure. If a high level of radon is detected in your home, you can take steps to fix the problem and protect you and your family.

The Middletown Health Department if giving away FREE radon test kits for Middletown homeowners (while supplies last).  To obtain a radon test kit, please contact Lou Carta, Health Educator, at (860) 638-4962 or  

Coronavirus Hotline / Report a Violation

Health Department staff will be available to answer questions about coronavirus Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM. The hotline is (860) 638-4965.  To report a violation of the COVID-19 rules in Middletown, please send an email to


Online Marriage Application

If you are being married in Middletown within the next 65 days, we encourage you to use the Online Marriage Application. This is an application only - you will not actually receive your marriage license until both parties appear in our office sometime before the marriage date.

Please call (860) 638-4963 or (860) 638-4964 to schedule an appointment. When you come to pick up your license, bring a current photo ID and cash or check for your payment. A license is $50 and a certified copy is $20. Applications for marriage licenses are processed Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (please arrive no later than 4 p.m.).

Ongoing Health Programs

Senior Center Blood Pressure Screenings

Every Thursday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Middletown Senior Center. No appointment is necessary, No age or residency requirement, For more information call 860-638-4540. This is sponsored by the Middletown Health Department.

Middletown in Motion

Almost everyone knows about the health benefits of walking. And what better place to walk than Middletown? The city is alive and constantly changing. Enjoy the beauty of Middletown, its’ historical background and get some exercise just by choosing the Downtown Route (PDF) or North End Route (PDF).


The health-information radio program produced by the Community Health Education Section of the Middletown Health Department airs the first Saturday of every month at 3:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 5:15 p.m. on WIHS 104.9 FM.