**The NVHD office and WIC office remain closed to the public and walk-ins. Please call 203-881-3255 x100 to make an appointment.**

NVHD DOES NOT SCHEDULE VACCINE APPOINTMENTS BY PHONE. TO SCHEDULE A VACCINE APPOINTMENT: https://portal.ct.gov/vaccine-portal.

Staff

The Naugatuck Valley Health District has a professional and experienced staff dedicated to promoting optimal health and a healthy environment. You can reach NVHD staff at 203-881-3255 and WIC staff at 203-888-1271.

Director of Health

Jessica Kristy, MPH
Director of Health

Public Health

Amanda Michaud
Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator

Joan Lane, MPH
Public Health Specialist

Lisa Trupp
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Paulina Cherkasov
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Beatriz Allen
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Administration

Lisa McEachern
Business Manager

Judith Waleski
Administrative Assistant

Rose Carey
Administrative Assistant

Environmental Health

Melanie Dokla, BS, RS
Assistant Director Environmental Health

Rich Jackson, RS, CSS
Head Sanitarian

Rita Fazzino, RS
Housing Code Enforcement Officer
Registered Sanitarian

Pran Gjeloshi, BS, RS
Registered Sanitarian

Community Health

Carissa Caserta, MPH
Assistant Director Community Health

Gabrielle Diaz, MPH, CHES
Health Educator

Elizabeth M. Green, BS
Immunization Program Coordinator

Kristie D’Averso, RN
Public Health Nurse