- Environmental Health
- What is Environmental Health?
- Rules and Regulations
- Fees, Forms, & Applications
Environmental Health Section
209 N. Graham-Hopedale Rd.
Burlington, NC 27217
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm, Except Holidays
Environmental Health Director: Terri N. Craver, REHS
Email: [email protected]
To report a non-emergency environmental health issue such as an illegal wastewater discharge send an email to: [email protected]
Tell Us How We're Doing!
Do you drink water? Does your child attend day care? Do you eat in restaurants? Does your child eat in a school cafeteria? Do you ever stay in a hotel? Do you swim in a public swimming pool? Do you have a dog or a cat? Do you purchase hamburger from a grocery store? Does your home have peeling paint? Do you flush your toilet? Do your neighbors dispose of their garbage properly? Are you considering a tattoo? Do you have a family member or a friend in a nursing home? Have you ever been a patient in a hospital? Have you ever had a problem with mosquitoes?
If you answered yes to any of these questions then the work that is done by the Environmental Health Specialists at your local health department touches your life.
Public Health has been called the silent miracle. The health of the citizens of Alamance County is affected every day by the environmental health programs.
The Environmental Health Section of the Alamance County Health Department is committed to protecting and improving the public's health in Alamance County. Environmental Health Specialists enforce state and local laws, rules, and ordinances in more than ten program areas. Specialists also provide science-based education about local environmental issues to residents who rely everyday on safe food, land, water, and air.
Link here to learn more about the different programs in Environmental Health:
Environmental Health Specialists in Alamance County are responsible for knowing and enforcing the following rules and regulations:
- Rules for Food Establishments
- NC Food Code Manual
- Laws and Rules for Sewage Treatment and Disposal Systems
- Well Regulations
- Well Rules for Regulated Establishments (.1700 Rules)
- School Buildings
- Child Care Facilities
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
- Public Swimming Pools
- Tattoo Establishments
- Summer Camps
- Resident Camps
- Residential Cares
- Primitive Camps
- Lodging Establishments
- Local Confinements
- Hospitals and Nursing Homes
- Bed and Breakfast Inns
- Bed and Breakfast Homes
- Adult Day Service Facilities
- Solid Waste Ordinance
- Manufactured Home Park Ordinance
- Link to Environmental Health Section, DHHS, Rules