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News and Highlights

10/19/16: Children's Environmental Health announces National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; October 23-29, 2016

10/12/16: Hurricane Matthew Response - Well Water Testing for Local Health Departments (re: coliforms and E. coli in existing private well water samples) (PDF, 276 KB); Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Guidance Manual (for Local and State EH Staff) (PDF, 436 KB)


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Additional Highlights

The mission of the Environmental Health Section of the Division of Public Health is to safeguard life, promote human health and protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education and above all, dedication to the public trust.

The Section is comprised of the agencies which fall under the Food Protection and Facilities Branch, the Children's Environmental Health Branch, Centralized Intern Training and Authorization, and the On-site Water Protection Branch.

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Food Protection and Facilities Branch

Children's Environmental Health

Centralized Intern Training and Authorization

On-Site Water Protection Branch