Environmental & Consumer Health Protection
When people talk about protecting the environment, they may not
realize that such protection is an integral part of public health.
Food Service Protection is inspection and licensing of all
retail food service establishments in the county. Food
establishment managers and employees are required to attend food
safety courses taught by Health District staff.
Consumer Health Protection ensures compliance with local and
state laws regarding motels, child care facilities, public and
private schools, health clubs, and public swimming pools. In
addition, the staff investigates complaints dealing with health and
sanitation problems in the country.
Private on-Site Sewage Facility Licensing has been a
responsibility of the Health District since 1973. This set of rules
adopted under the authority of the Texas Water Code insures proper
on-site waste water systems are installed to protect against
pollution and disease in areas not connected to organized sewer
Vector Control assists when possible in the prevention of
disease-carrying pests, including rodents, insects, bats and other
Environmental Health Resources:
Environmental Health Services for Angelina