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The Environmental Health Services (EHS) unit of the Health Division administers a number of programs and services to help protect health through the promotion of environmentally sound practices.

Areas within EHS are:

Specifically, EHS:

  • Licenses and inspects food service establishments, investigates foodborne illness outbreaks and conducts food safety education classes.
  • Issues permits for on-site sewage disposal systems and evaluates subdivisions and condominium developments.
  • Indoor air information including Lead, Radon and Asbestos.
  • Issues permits for on-site water systems, licenses public swimming pools and conducts water testing for drinking, swimming pools, and public beaches.
  • Inspects day care centers, foster homes, group homes, and campgrounds.
  • Issues permits and conducts safety classes for body art practitioners and establishments.
  • Evaluates rodent and insect complaints.
  • Investigates radiological contamination.
  • Investigates infectious diseases outbreaks.