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Department of Health Services

Environmental Health

About Environmental Health

Environmental Health provides services to ensure a safe and healthy environment in Sonoma County through education, monitoring, and enforcement of local, state, and federal regulatory programs and services for the community.  Environmental Health regulates the following programs: retail food safety; public swimming pools; recreational water; emergency response; leaking underground storage tank cleanup; medical waste and body art. In addition, Environmental Health serves as the Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency on behalf of the state.

Our Mission: Protecting the environment and enhancing public health by preventing disease, promoting environmental responsibility and, when necessary, enforcing environmental and public health laws. 

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Environmental Health Inspector-The Best Science Job in America (produced by SF Department of Health)