The goal of Environmental Health is to prevent environmental health related diseases; the licensing of certain professionals, facilities and devices; and performs inspections to ensure the health and safety of Iowans. Some inspections such as hotel and restaurants are complete at the state level.
Inspect Public Swimming Pools and Spas
Inspect Tattoo Establishments
Inspect Tanning Establishments and testing for providers
Safe Water Supply and testing
Septic System Permits and Education
Septic System Tanker Education
Radon Test Kits for sale
Rabies education- all see ICARL
Our office receives many calls about landlord situations which the health department has no authority including bed bugs, mold, electrical, utility issues. broken items, etc. Renters should always have, understand and refer to a lease agreement with any issues. If the agreement is not being followed, Iowa Legal Aid may be able to assist you. Please click on the link for more information about Iowa Legal Aid.