The Laboratory is licensed by the Connecticut Department of Public Health to perform a wide range of environmental and clinical services necessary for the promotion and advancement of community health including:

  • Testing for lead in water
  • Blood lead testing
  • Well water testing for bacteria and chemicals
  • Identification and testing of ticks associated with Lyme Disease
  • Transport of animal carcasses to State Laboratory for rabies virus testing
  • Testing associated with well baby clinics and community health programs
  • Cholesterol testing
  • Radon Testing - info from CDC

Public health laboratory services have been available in Greenwich for over a hundred years. View the blog "Laboratory Stories," which contains a wealth of information on the people and practices that have made the Greenwich Department of  Health Laboratory what it is today.