Environmental Health

  Kathy Wade
  Director of Environmental Health
  Ph: (217) 423-6988 ext: 1123
  Fx: (217) 423-0992
 

The Environmental Health Division is responsible for: the preservation and improvement of the environment; safety of food products; assurance of proper sewage disposal; protection of potable water supplies; elimination of nuisances or environmental hazards in the community; investigation of and education about West Nile Virus; and the inspection of swimming pools, spas, tanning salons, geothermal systems, and body art and tattoo parlor inspections. Division staff members work to minimize environmental problems within the county through public education programs as well as through the enforcement of local and state ordinances.

Programs and Services:

Bed Bugs

Body Art/Tattoo Inspections

Closed Loop Well Systems

Cottage Food Operation

Food Safety and Restaurant Inspections

Home Kitchen Act (“Cupcake Law”)

Private Sewage System Inspections

Public Swimming Pool and Spa Inspections

Smoke-Free Illinois Act

Tanning Facility Inspections

Well Inspections

West Nile Virus