Environmental Health Hazards

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 BugsLyme Disease
Blue-Green AlgaeMold
Drinking WaterRabies
Inland Water / Beach MonitoringRadon
LeadWest Nile Virus

Inland Water Testing

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.   

Inland Water Sampling

Inland Water Monitoring

Other Topics/Links

Wisconsin Fish Consumption - DHS

Wisconsin Fish Consumption Guidelines & Advisories - DNRClick to go to Fox River Fish Consumption Guide