Environmental Health Services
After hours emergencies: 845-334-2145
The Environmental Sanitation division conducts activities
designed to maintain physical disease barriers, and to improve such conditions
where they might affect the overall public health.
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Neighbor Notification Law
The division is responsible for enforcing the Neighbor
Notification Law for commercial and residential lawn pesticide
Public Water Supply
The division provides inspections, sampling, monitoring, troubleshooting
and technical assistance to water supply systems in the county.
Community Sanitation and Food Protection
The division is responsible for the inspection and issuance of permits
for restaurants, temporary food service, hotels, motels, campgrounds,
children's camps, residential farm labor camps, bathing beaches and swimming
pools, mass gatherings, state and local institutions, to ensure the well-being
of those who use the facilities. The division monitors the facilities
and investigates complaints, food-borne and water supply-related illnesses,
as well as reportable injuries at camps and beaches.
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The division responds to chemical emergencies, concerns about hazardous
waste disposal sites, indoor air complaints and occupational health issues.
The division investigates complaints of rabid animals, submitting specimens
to the state laboratory for confirmation, provides follow up for those
who have come in contact with rabid animals, and ensures that treatment
is provided when needed.
Monitors Lyme disease cases, identifies ticks, and provides
Lyme disease education.
West Nile disease
The division is responsible for monitoring disease indicators, and is
a resource for information about prevention techniques.
Tobacco law enforcement
The division is responsible for enforcing tobacco legislation within the
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For further information about any of these programs and
services, please call Environmental Sanitation