Environmental health programs are aimed at reducing risks to human health due to numerous environmental factors. We are responsible for enforcing most areas of the New York State Sanitary Code and related laws. This Division also enforces regulations regarding smoking and the sale of tobacco to minors, operates a rabies control program involving a follow-up on all animal bites, and works to reduce lead hazards in the homes of lead poisoned children. In addition, this division investigates public health nuisances, and provides technical information to the public on a wide array of topics including West Nile Virus, rabies, mold, radon, and private wells.
Programs of Environmental Health:
- Adolescent Tobacco Use Prevention Act (ATUPA) and Clean Indoor Air Act
- Concerns regarding Mold, Radon, & Indoor Air Issues
- Emergency Preparedness
- Public Health Nuisance Investigation
- Public Water Supply Protection
- Rabies Prevention Program
- Realty Subdivision Review
- Regulation of the following:
- Residential Lead Assessment
- Temporary Residences
- Vector-borne Illnesses
Nuisance complaints can be made by calling our office or filling out the online nuisance complaint form.