Health Laboratory

Our Mission

The Stamford Health Department protects, preserves and promotes the health of this multicultural community by integrating the skills and knowledge of a multidisciplinary staff on an ongoing basis. The pre-eminent goal is to maintain the community's health by preventing and/or limiting and disease.

We maintain current certifications from the US EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency), the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments), and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Click here for forms to submit samples to the laboratory

Services (click on topic of interest below)
Environmental Testing (including. drinking water)Well water, recreational bathing water, state requirements for day care and nursery licenses, lead in water and swimming pool water.
Clinical TestingLevels of lead in blood for children under 6 years of age, sexually transmitted disease testing, anemia, diabetes, pregnancy and strep testing.  Performed at specified times and through specific clinics, Not a Walk in Service!
Information and Referral ServicesRabies referrals and Insect identification.
Lyme TicksReceipt and Shipment of Ticks for Lyme Disease Testing. Information on the prevalence of the disease in ticks and when the ticks are most active.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
James Federici Laboratory Director (203) 977-4378