What is Environmental Health?
Environmental Health is an aspect of public health that
focuses on the relationships between the environment and human
health. Environmental Health identifies, prevents, and controls
these effects. The mission of Environmental Health is to minimize
the public's exposure to environmental hazards by:
What environmental health services does the Health Department
The Health Department performs a variety of services in
order to protect the public from environmental hazards, such
as food service inspections and food worker training, food
borne illness investigations, drinking water monitoring, camp
inspections, pool inspections, and enforcement of regulations
governing on-site sewage disposal and solid waste.
Who provides these services?
We have professional staff members including 15.5 Environmental
Health Specialists who work in different program areas to provide
service to the community.
How do I find out more?
Click on one of the program links listed on this page or
call our Girard Street office at 360 676 6724.
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