The District has 41 employees. This includes the Director of Health, the Chief Sanitarian, two sanitarians, two public health nurses, the Senior Dental Hygienist, two registered dental hygienists, sixteen school registered nurses, eleven health aides, the Office Manager, three administrative staff, and the Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator.
The Director of Health serves in a full-time capacity and performs such duties including, but not limited to, the day-to-day operation of the District. The Director is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for public emergencies.
The District contracts with a local physician for services as the medical advisor. The medical advisor is responsible for clinical supervision and the issuance of medical standing orders among other duties.
The District also retains its own legal counsel to assist with personnel issues as well as other rules and regulations that promote general health within the District.
In addition, one of the six regional epidemiologists of the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health is located at the Bristol-Burlington Health District.