Environmental Health (EH) includes inspections, consultations, and education to prevent and minimize the harmful environmental exposures from air, water, housing, places of work, toxic materials, vector control, nuisances, and human health hazards. EH staff also respond to environmental complaints, including housing, solid waste and trash, junk vehicles, indoor and outdoor air quality, mold, animal concerns, vector, pests issues, and hazardous materials.
|Bed Bugs||Lyme Disease|
|Inland Water / Beach Monitoring||Radon|
|Lead||West Nile Virus|
Environmental Health staff monitor E. coli levels at a number of inland water sites in the county during the summer months. It is advised by the US EPA that water with E. coli levels at or above 235 CFU/100 ml may pose an increased risk of swimmer related illness.