Reducing the risk of illness and injury related to interactions between people and their environment.
Body Crafting– (Tattoo and Piercing)
Ensures safety of health issues through education and inspection of tattoo and body piercing establishments.
Ensures food safety and prevents foodborne illness by working with food service facilities through inspections, education and risk assessments.
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Hotels and Motels
Inspects hotels, motels and campgrounds for sanitary conditions and compliance with regulations.
Indoor Air Quality
Assesses homes, schools and commercial facilities for indoor air quality issues including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, mold, mildew and radon.
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Eliminating childhood lead poisoning through elevated blood lead level investigations, lead based paint inspections, risk assessments and health education.
Public Health Hazard Investigations
Provides assistance to homeowners concerning public health hazards such as raw sewage, garbage, scrap tire piles, pests and animal waste.
Enforces home quarantines for cats and dogs, locates persons exposed to rabid animals and alerts the public of rabies outbreaks.
Identifies homes with radon concentrations which can pose a serious health threat increasing the risk of developing lung cancer.
Rodent Control (Rats and Mice)
Investigates rodent problems, identifies conditions that may attract rodents, locates areas that may provide access into homes and assists with control.
Regulates and monitors residential and commercial on-site sewage management systems to minimize the risk of health problems related to untreated human sewage.
Swimming Pool, Beach and Spa
Ensures safe and healthy public swimming facilities to prevent drowning, injuries and the spread of infectious diseases.
Tools for Schools
Assists schools to develop and use indoor air quality management practices to reduce exposures to indoor environmental contaminants.
West Nile Virus
Works with residents to reduce mosquito infestations and takes an aggressive role in preventing infections of West Nile virus or additional arboviruses.