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, ceramic and paint
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
Note: While Town Hall is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak if you would like to submit a tick for testing, print this form, complete it and mail the bagged tick with the required fee to the Laboratory at Town Hall.
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.