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Environmental Health - PRESS RELEASE 2017 EARTH DAY

Click here for a copy or our Earth Day 2017 Event.

Click here for our Tire/E-Waste/HHW Collection Program - SPECIAL NOTE:  No tube TV's

The Environmental Health Division's purpose is to protect our community's health through the prevention and control of environmentally related communicable diseases and through the minimization of exposure to environmental health hazards.

Our department of professionals is committed to…

  • Assessing the community's environmental health needs and to develop quality, science-based programs in response to these needs.
     
  • Monitor the community's environmental health status and to improve existing services based on changing conditions.
     
  • Providing accurate information and quality educational outreach programs to our community.
     
  • Advocate the principles and values of public health.
     
  • Responsible and professional enforcement of public health regulations.
     
  • Professional conduct that inspires excellence in communication, problem solving, cooperation, teamwork, and public health service.
     
  • Make a difference within our community through coordination and collaboration with the public, industry and service organizations.

We take pride in serving our public, and most issues can be addressed by our personnel.  Below is a list of complaints we can address:

1.   Smoking in public places  
2.  Excessive animal wastes Investigations
3.  Garbage, trash and rubbish Not road side litter control
4.  Indoor air quality Complaint investigation and inspections
5.  Arthropod-borne disease control Mosquito, etc
6.  Animal bite investigations Rabies prevention
7.  Food protection Complaint investigation, licensing and inspection
8.  Private water systems Wells and cisterns
9.  Household sewage tmt Septic systems
10. Lead hazard reduction Elevated blood levels / home testing
11. Tattoo/Body piercing Infectious disease control
12. Swimming pools/spas Licensing, inspection, complaint investigation
13. Indoor sanitation Poor sanitary condition investigations inside private residences
14. Stormwater drainage Stormwater pollution prevention
15. Solid & Infectious waste Investigations, licensing and inspections
16. School Environment School environment inspection and licensing
17. Day Care Day care inspection and certification
18. Bed Bugs Information about Bed Bugs
19. E-Waste, Tire, HHW Collection Used tires on and off the rim, HHW, and a multitude of wastes can be dropped off.  NO CHARGE.

All environmental health services are provided by sanitarians registered by the Ohio State Board of Sanitarian Registration.

Any complaint can be submitted via phone, email, in person, or letter during normal business hours or by calling the Division at (330) 489-3327.

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