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Environmental Health

We provide services in many program areas including permitting and inspecting of food establishments, tourist establishments, onsite sewage systems, and private wells. We investigate animal bites/rabies exposures and general environmental complaints. EH staff also work to provide health education, oversight and information in a wide variety of other programs to the community. If you have any questions, please contact your local health department.


Environmental Health Awareness

March 9-15: National Groundwater Awareness Week

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Groundwater is essential to the health and well-being of humanity and the environment. Whether you're on a public water system or a private well, whether you are a health care official, policymaker, regulator, an environmentalist or a groundwater professional, you can get involved in protecting this vital resource.


Record Search-Environmental Health

Please complete this form if you are interested in obtaining records for your sewage disposal system and/or private well. The completed form should be returned to your local health department office so that the search can be performed.

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Onsite Soil Evaluators (OSEs) & Operators
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Radon Map

Last Updated: 03-10-2014

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