Environmental Services

Disaster and Disease

Provide instruction and technical assistance during natural disasters. Conduct animal encounter investigations and submit rabies samples as required. Advise and assist with solid waste and indoor air pollution problems as needed.


Food

Permit and inspect all businesses or establishments that sell food to the public. Examples include restaurants, bars, schools, hospitals, day cares, temporary food stands, retail establishments, etc.


Housing

Inspect hospitals, day care centers, schools, mobile home parks, hotels/motels, and other public facilities. Evaluate water and sewage systems for lending institutions.


Recreation

Inspect public swimming pools, spas and hot tubs, campgrounds, parks and other public facilities and events


Sewage

Permit, inspect and approve on-site wastewater system installations. Work with subdivisions, sewage treatment plants, home aeration units and septic tank cleaners to insure that the regulations governing them are followed.


Water

Permit, inspect and sample private water supplies. Collect compliance samples from public water systems to assure safe water quality

Flood

Permit, inspect and sample private water supplies. Collect compliance samples from public water systems to assure safe water quality

Every week our sanitarians go on location to inspect businesses to ensure they are meeting health standards of West Virginia for Housing, Water, Food, Sewage.