Environmental Health Division
Environmental Health is a service within the Orange County Health Department and is responsible for protection of public health through the following programs:
- Food Safety for Retail Food Service Establishments
- Child Care Centers
- Swimming Pools
- Tattoo Artists Permits
- Other Establishment Types
Septic Systems, Wells and Water Testing
- Septic Assist
- Septic Systems
- Water Testing
- Property Information Search - ARIES
- Public Water Supply Referral
- Schedule of Fees
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Orange County Environmental Health serves as a referral service to other agencies for related issues including:
- Air quality (outdoor)
- Air quality (indoor) (mold, radon, moisture, asthma, etc.)
- Environmental Complaint Referral (NCDENR)
- Epidemiology in NC
- Hazardous waste disposal
- Healthy Water information (CDC)
- Landlord/Tenant Complaints (HUD)
- Solid waste disposal
- Stream quality
- Underground storage tanks
- Well Water and Health - NCDHHS
- Workplace Safety (NCDOL)
This video shows a little bit about what Environmental Health does for Orange County.