Environmental Health

Working Behind the Scenes to Protect You

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Your Health is Our Number One Priority

Take comfort in knowing that Environmental Health professionals are working in the background to protect your health. From the moment you wake up each day, our team is making sure that the areas where you and your family work, live and play are safe. Our specialists regularly monitor and inspect the below for health and safety standards:

  • Restaurants, food trucks, grocery stores, convenience stores, caterers and food vendors at community events
  • Public swimming pools, spas and body art facilities
  • Landfills, transfer stations, and facilities storing waste tires
  • Gas stations, vehicle repair shops and other commercial facilities that store and dispose of hazardous materials like oil, gasoline and diesel
  • Water well installations
  • Septic system installations
  • Contaminated site clean ups
  • Small public water suppliers

We also respond to and investigate incidents and complaints regarding:

  • Chemical spills
  • Food poisoning
  • Illegal dumping
  • Sewage spills
  • Substandard housing

Environmental Health in Your Community

Click on the below video to learn more about how we protect the food you eat, water you drink, house you live in and so much more!

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    Food and Water Safety During Power Outages

    Power outages may result from fire, flooding, electrical power crisis, heat waves, violent storms and other natural events. Appropriate decision making before, during and immediately following power outages is necessary to protect consumers ... Read on...
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    Fish Consumption Advisory

    Fish Consumption Advisory for Bear River Offers Safe Eating Advice for Six Fish Species Read on...