Environmental Health

Environmental Health is a public health effort that promotes healthy living environments for Douglas County residents and visitors. Environmental Health strives to increase public awareness and involvement in promoting safe and healthy food, drinking water, lodging facilities and recreational activities.

Programs & Services

  • Animal Bites and Exposures - What you need to know about animal bites and exposure to rabies
  • Drinking Water Services - Public water systems are monitored for safe levels of bacteria and other contaminants - We also have information that provides owners of private water systems with tools to maintain healthy drinking water
  • Food Handler Training
  • Illness Investigations and Complaints- Environmental Health investigates and tracks illnesses that have, or may have, an impact on residents and visitors of Douglas County
    • Inspection Scores - Helping Build Healthy Communities
    • Licensing and Inspections
    • Lodging
    • Organizational Camps
    • Pools/Spas
    • Recreation Parks
    • Restaurants
    • Schools and Daycare
  • Resources and Contacts - Gain access to agencies and organizations that impact environmental health
  • State program urges home testing during National Radon Action Month. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORDHS/bulletins/2b5ffcb