Health Department

Mission Statement

The Middletown Department of Health (MDH) is responsible for protecting the health and safety of the people residing or working within our community. The department actively works to prevent disease and promote wellness through planning, education, and a myriad of public health initiatives including (but not limited to) sponsoring health fairs and medical health screenings, conducting regular inspections to ensure compliance with public health codes pertaining to food, air, and water quality, and housing as well as monitoring and responding to public health emergencies, infectious diseases, and environmental health hazards. MDH is also the repository for all City of Middletown birth, marriage, and death certificates.


Public Health Block Grant Applications

The Middletown Health Department is now accepting applications for fiscal year 2019 - 2020 Public Health Block Grant funding. Any non-profit social service, or health agency providing services in Middletown for city residents is eligible to apply. Download and complete the application below. Submit no later than 4:30 PM on February 28, 2019.

For more information, email or call 860.638.4972.

Download the Public Health Funding Application in MS Word or PDF format.

Free Radon Test Kits

 Middletown homeowners get a free radon test kit during the month of January.  Click on the following link for more information: Free Radon Test Kits

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.

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.