The Cooperative Extension System offers a variety of programs in health care and wellness.
The Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory provides biopsy services for a variety of diseases. Visit the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Web site for more information and contacts.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) provides food and nutrition education to low-income families, youth and individuals to improve eating patterns, shopping and food preparation skills. Visit the EFNEP Web site for more information and contacts.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) conducts nutrition and food safety education initiatives for teachers, school children, and food service staff. Visit the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Web site for more information and contacts.
Healthy Environments for Children provides education on the physical and psychological health of children in the area of indoor air quality, specializing in lead poisoning prevention education, asthma, and radon. Visit the Healthy Environments for Children Web site for more information and contacts.
The Northeastern Research Center for Wildlife Diseases conducts research on new and poorly understood diseases of wildlife and diagnosis of diseases in wildlife. Visit the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science Web site for more information and contacts.