Environmental Heatlh

Environmental Concerns

ConcernsResources
Adult & Child Care FacilitiesTo report a concern at an adult care facility:
Contact the Georgia Department of Human Services’ Division of Aging at 404-657-5250

To report a concern at a child care facility:
Contact the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning at 404-656-5562
Bed BugsTo report a concern regarding bed bugs in a motel or hotel:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit https://dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/report-environmental-health-issues/

For general information:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900

For pest control:
Contact a licensed pest control professional. Listings of licensed pest control professionals may be found at: http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticide-contractors.aspx

Dead AnimalsTo report a dead bird:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit
this link

To have a dead animal picked up from a right-of-way or road in
unincorporated DeKalb County:

Contact the DeKalb County Department of Public Works/Sanitation Division at 404-294-2900
Grocery Stores & Convenience StoresTo report a concern:
Contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture at 404-656-3621
Mold &
Other Structural Issues

To report a concern:
Contact DeKalb County Code Compliance at 404-687-3700 or your city’s code enforcement office

For general information on indoor air quality:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900

MosquitoesTo report a concern regarding conditions conducive to attracting or breeding mosquitoes:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit https://dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/report-environmental-health-issues/

For general information:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit http://new.dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/west-nile-virus/breeding-sites/

For mosquito control:
Call a licensed pest control professional. Listings of licensed pest control professionals may be found at: http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticide-contractors.aspx

Raw SewageTo report a concern regarding a prohibited discharge of sewage:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit https://dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/report-environmental-health-issue
RodentsTo report a concern regarding conditions conducive to attracting or breeding rodents:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit https://dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/report-environmental-health-issues/

For general information:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900

For rodent control:
Call a licensed pest control professional. Listings of licensed pest control professionals may be found at: http://agr.georgia.gov/pesticide-contractors.aspx
Salons & BarbershopsTo report a concern:
Contact the Office of the Secretary of State’s Professional Licensing Board at 478-207-2440
Septic SystemsTo report a concern regarding a septic malfunction or to obtain a permit to build or repair a septic system:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900 or visit https://dekalbhealth.net/envhealth/report-environmental-health-issues/

For information on connecting to the county sewer system:
Contact DeKalb County Watershed Management at 770-621-7272

Tall Grass &
Overgrown Trees
To report a concern:
Contact DeKalb County Code Compliance at 404-687-3700 or your city’s code enforcement office
TiresTo have an old tire picked up for a fee:
Contact the DeKalb County Department of Public Works’ Sanitation Division at 404-294-2900
Well WaterFor well water testing:
Contact the University of Georgia Extension Service at 404-298-4080

For requirements for well drilling in DeKalb County:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900
Other public health concernsTo report other public health concerns:
Call the DeKalb County Board of Health at 404-508-7900

Updated 2/2015