Health Watch

Ledge Light Health District is the host of a cable television program on Comcast – Groton Cable Channel 2, a service of the Groton Public Library and Information Center. This monthly program focuses on current health issues of concern to the community.

The program is hosted by Carolyn Wilson. Guests are experts in their field representing a variety of local and state departments and organizations.

Ledge Light Health Watch can be seen on Cable Access Channel 2 or via streaming video through the Groton Municipal Television website! Now you can watch episodes from the comfort of your home or office – at a time that is convenient for you! Additional copies for loan are available at Ledge Light Health District or the Groton Public Library.

Past topics include Breast Health, Stroke Awareness, Mosquito Control and Tick Borne Disease, The Tools for Schools Program, Communicable Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, and Asthma. We invite your suggestions for future topics that may be of community interest or concern. Contact Carolyn Wilson for more information.

Our thanks and appreciation to Video Producer Shawn Greeley of the Groton Public Library.

Video Archive

Articles and Press Releases

October 8, 2020
Local health district warns school systems COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically >>READ MORE

September 28, 2020
Local health district warns school systems COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically >>READ MORE

August 11, 2020
Mosquitoes in Stonington Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus >>READ MORE

May 20, 2020
Ledge Light Health District to Issue Closure Orders when Establishments Violate Governor’s Executive Orders >>READ MORE

May 18, 2020
Governor Lamont and Governor Raimondo to Align Hair Salon and Barber Shop Reopenings in Early June  >>READ MORE

May 14, 2020
Governor Lamont Applauds CVS Health Announcement on the Opening of 12 New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Sites in Connecticut  >>READ MORE

May 6, 2020
Questions Remain on How to Reopen Restaurants Safely >>READ MORE

May 2, 2020
Connecticut Ramps Up for Reopening of Businesses >>READ MORE

May 2, 2020
New London Hosts Virtual Meeting with Local Restaurants in Anticipation of Reopening >>READ MORE

April 27, 2020
National Guard to Help with Inspecting Nursing Homes Across the State  >>READ MORE

March 19, 2020
Ledge Light Health District Orders Closure of All Licensed Cosmetology Establishments >>READ MORE

March 3, 2020
A Message from Stephen Mansfield, Director of Health regardin N. Stonington Highway >>READ MORE

October 7, 2019
Mosquitoes in East Lyme Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) >>READ MORE

October 4, 2019
Mosquitoes in Groton and Waterford Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) >>READ MORE

September 26, 2019
Mosquitoes in Lyme and Old Lyme Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) >>READ MORE

September 10, 2019
Mosquitoes in Groton, Ledyard, North Stonington and Stonington Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis  >>READ MORE

August 27, 2019
Mosquitoes in Voluntown, North Stonington and Stonington Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis >>READ MORE

August 20, 2019
Mosquitoes in Groton and North Stonington Test Positive for West Nile Virus >>READ MORE

June 2, 2018
In battle against ticks, most burden still lies on humans to avoid bites >> READ MORE

June 2, 2018
Ahead of prom, group reminds adults that letting kids have alcohol is illegal >>READ MORE

May 17, 2018 
Lyme residents approve budget, joining Ledge Light >>READ MORE

May 15, 2018
Lyme annual budget meeting to be held Thursday >> READ MORE

May 13, 2018 
City of Groton firefighters, Ledge Light to offer medical emergency training  >>READ MORE

July 27, 2017
Ledge Light Tells Selectmen Its Canvassing Efforts Are Paying Off In Fight Against Rats

July 20, 2017
Ledge Light Team Continuing Door-to-Door Rat Survey in Pawcatuck  

July 17, 2017
Some Beaches Remain Closed Due to High Bacteria Levels 

June 7, 2017
Man hospitalized with a serious illness after eating contaminated fish >> READ MORE

June 7, 2017
Ledge Light addressing rat infestation in Pawcatuck neighborhood >> READ MORE

June 6, 2017
Old Lyme participates in one of a kind training for emergencies  >> READ MORE

May 30, 2017
Kindness in Real Life: Boosting the breastfeeding environment >> READ MORE

May 30, 2017
New London team reveals opioid action plan  >>READ MORE

May 13, 2017
Groton prevention group reminds parents about hosting safe teen parties >> READ MORE

May 11, 2017
Ledge Light offers mosquito control program >> READ MORE

November 1, 2016
Old Lyme Joins Ledge Light Health District 

October 19, 2016
Health improvement plan for region targets five areas

September 27, 2016 
Old Lyme Residents Narrowly Approve Joining Ledge Light Health District

September 7, 2016
Mosquitoes in Waterford Teste Positive for West Nile Virus

August 30, 2016
Ledge Light Offers Diabetes Programs 

June 11, 2016
Farmers’ Market Openings Set in New London, Groton 

June 1, 2016
Ledge Light Health District Offers Free In-Home Safety Evaluations  >>READ MORE

May 17, 2016
Mosquito Control Program  >>READ MORE 

May 13, 2016
Community Tells Murphy about Biggest Gaps in Dealing with Heroin Crisis 

May 12, 2016
Parents Reminded about Liability for Hosting Teen Parties with Alcohol

April 25, 2016
Ledge Light, Uncas receive grants for Medical Reserve Corps 

March 3, 2014
LLHD Provides Free Programs to Help People Quit Smoking 

February 3, 2014
Volunteer Chefs Needed to Teach Healthy Cooking in the Community  

December 16, 2013
Ledge Light Health District Receives Farm-to-School Grant 

October 24, 2013
Ledyard PD to Hold Prescription Drug Take-Back Event