5550 Venture Drive Parma, OH 44130 Business/After Hours: 216-201-2000 WE WANT YOUR OPINION

The Environmental Public Health Service Area collaborates closely with local, county, regional, state, and national officials to address the needs and concerns of our residents and community partners. We are the branch of public health that is concerned with all aspects of our natural and man-made environment that may affect our health and the ways in which we impact the environment.

A dedicated and highly-educated staff, which includes registered sanitarians, sanitarians-in-training, registered nurses, a watershed coordinator, and administrative support staff, work daily to prevent environmental health hazards and to protect and promote public health.

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Core activities include, but are not limited to: consultation, coordination, data collection and management, education, emergency preparedness and response, enforcement, integration of related public health disciplines to attack the burdens of chronic disease, investigation, monitoring and prevention.

Our areas of responsibility

  • Air Pollution
  • Animal Bites – Rabies Prevention
  • Bathing Beaches
  • Body Art (Tattoos & Piercings)
  • Chemical Exposures
  • Climate Change
  • Community Noise Control
  • Disease and Exposure Investigations
  • Drinking Water Quality
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Food Protection
  • Household Sewage Treatment Systems
  • Housing
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Injury Prevention
  • Institutional Environmental Health
  • Land Use
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention
  • Mosquito Control
  • Nuisance Abatement
  • Plumbing
  • Private Water Systems (Wells)
  • Rodent Control
  • Semipublic Sewage Treatment Systems
  • Smokefree Workplace
  • Solid, Liquid, and Hazardous Materials Management
  • Stormwater
  • Sustainability
  • Swimming Pools & Spas
  • Vector / Pest Control (Bed Bugs)
  • Watershed Management
  • Zoonosis