environmental health

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 environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education, and above all, dedication to the public trust.  

Food, Lodging, and Institutions

Onsite Waste Water Protection & Water Testing


Questions, Concerns, or Complaints?

Contact Jackson County Environmental Health by calling 828-587-8250 or -8253.  All questions, concerns, and complaints will be promptly addressed.

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This information is intended as a guide only in obtaining Environmental Health services in Jackson County.  Codes are subject to change; the Environmental Health Section should be contacted directly for current requirements.