Environmental Health focuses on all aspects of the natural and human-made environment, effecting human health. The mission of this section is to safeguard life, promote human health, and protect the environmental through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education, and above all, dedication to the public trust. Click on the links below to learn more or call 828-587-8250 or -8253.
Programs and Services include:
- Animal Shelter
- Child Care Centers & Schools
- Food Safety & Sanitation
- Lodging, Bed & Breakfast Homes/Inns
- Nursing Homes & Institutions
- Onsite Waste Water Protection
- Pools & Tattoos
Have a Question About...
Do you have an Environmental Health question but you don't know where to start or who to ask? Ask an Onsite Waste Water Environmental Health Specialist or a Food and Lodging Environmental Health Specialist!
Questions or Complaints?
Contact the Environmental Health Section by calling 828-587-8250 or -8253. Complaints will be promptly addressed.