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Environmental Health

Mission of the Environmental Health Division

 The Ashtabula County Health Department’s Division of Environmental Health is involved in a wide range of environmental programs that have the potential to impact the health and safety of the citizens within the Ashtabula County General Health District. These programs deal with the food we eat, insuring that private water supplies are bacterially safe, the disposal of solid waste, and the way we affect the health of those around us.

The Ashtabula County Health Department licenses, permits, and inspects or conducts the following:
·        Disaster Preparedness
·        Institutions
·        Private Water Systems, Bacterial & Chemical Water Testing, Well Drilling
·        Public Swimming Pools, Spas & Bathing Beaches
·        Rabies Control – Investigation of reported animal bites, baiting of raccoons and rabies education
·        Real Estate Water Sampling & Sewage System Testing
·        School Safety & Sanitation
·        Septage Pumpers & Disposal Sites
·        Sewage System Design and Inspection of Residential Systems
·        Solid Waste Landfills
·        Subdivision Evaluations & Lot Splits for Home Sewage Treament
·        Tattoo & Body Piercing Operations
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