The role of the Environmental Health Department is to protect the health of the public by defining, eliminating, controlling and managing environmental hazards. This is accomplished through the enforcement of all laws and ordinances that protect the public from harmful environmental conditions.This department:
-Licenses and inspects food service establishments, swimming pools and spas
-Inspects child care, foster homes and schools
-Responds to complaints regarding sanitation and environmental health
-Oversees Rabies Control activities
-Approves demolition, septic and
-Provides education to the
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