- Environmental Health Department
Environmental Health Department
Purpose & ServicesThe purpose of the Environmental Health Program is to prevent the spread of preventable communicable diseases through the enforcement of state and local statutes and regulations. These services include but may not be limited to:
- Food, Lodging, and Institutional Sanitation
- Lead Poisoning Prevention
- Oversight of Private Well Water
- Public Swimming Pool Inspections
- Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems
- Tattoo Inspections
Bed bugs are small insects that feed on the blood of mammals and birds
Children's Environmental Health Programs
The Environmental Health Department's child care programs include sanitation inspections for child care centers, lead poisoning prevention program, and a healthy home initiative for children's health.
Contact Environmental Health
Please use the staff directory for contact information for our staff.
We compiled a list of our current fees for various inspections and water samples.
Food, Lodging & Institution Program
The purpose of the Food and Lodging section is to educate and protect the public's health and well being. Health Inspectors visit food and lodging establishments to enforce state and local government regulations.
Forms & Reference Materials
Easily browse printable forms and resource documents compiled from our Health Department for you.
The mild North Carolina climate supports over 60 species of mosquitoes. Only a small number of these species are problems for humans, but the few that are can have a serious impact on the health, comfort, and economic welfare of the community.
On-Site Wastewater System
An on-site wastewater system involves the collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater in single or multiple components.
Private Water Supply Wells
The Onsite Water Protection Section oversees the construction, repair, and abandonment of private water supply wells in Wayne County.
Public Swimming Pool Inspections
The Environmental Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspecting all public swimming pools in the county.
The Environmental Health Department is responsible for permitting and inspecting tattoo artists in the county.
Food and Lodging Inspections