HEALTH HOMEPAGE - The Environmental Health Unit is responsible
for investigating and monitoring environmental health concerns. Its
activities include Inspections, Investigations, Education & Sampling.
EMERGENCIES - 24 hour daily response to chemical spills, fires, or
any other environmental emergency which poses an imminent danger to public
- INSECT & RODENT - To report problems involving insects
and rodents, call the Atlantic County Division of Public Health at 645-5971.
ABATEMENT SERVICES - Environmental assessments in any homes where children
reside who have elevated levels of lead in their blood
- MOSQUITO CONTROL - The Atlantic
County's Mosquito Control program, first organized in 1912, carries on
a program of Integrated Pest Management including inspections, biological
controls, water management and public education, coordinated with the DEP
and health agencies.
CONTROL - Information on rabies in Atlantic County.
INSPECTIONS AND FOOD SAFETY - inspections of all restaurants and other
food establishments at least once a year.
SYSTEM INSPECTION & PERMITS - Installation or repairs of a septic
system requires approval by the Division of Public Health. For more information...
AND HAZARDOUS WASTE - Anyone with information about the illegal disposal
of solid or hazardous waste are urged to call 1-800-533-DUMP, or 645-5971.
- WELL WATER TESTING -
At cost testing for well water bacteria, nitrates, volatile organic chemicals,
lead, mercury and other metals.