The City of Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services provides a wide range of services through programs that are designed to promote and protect the health of all Bridgeport residents and visitors. The department strives to address the core public health functions as mandated by the State of Connecticut.
These essential functions consist of promoting and protecting community health through attention to women and children’s health issues and communicable and infectious diseases, planning for and responding to disasters, providing adult indigent care and protecting our City’ s valuable natural resources while improving the environment.
Healthy people in healthy communities with equity and well-being for all.
Our mission is to promote and protect the health of the people of Bridgeport through the provision of essential public health services, monitoring of programs, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and collection of health information.
City of Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services Strategic Plan
Fairfield County Wellbeing Index
Greater Bridgeport Region Collaborative Community Health Assessment and Implementation Plan