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Environmental Health
The Center's Role
The Center for Environmental Health, a vital link of Livingston County Department of Health, will provide effective education and inspection programs to help reduce public exposure to environmental hazards, as well as envisioning an informed community living in a safe environment.

What is Environmental Health?
The Center For Environmental Health is committed to the concept of disease prevention and health promotion for the residents of Livingston County. The center has a number of programs designed to encourage healthful practices and to eliminate or effectively control environmental conditions which may adversely affect public health. The center is currently offering the following programs:

Food Service Program
  • Administers food worker's courses
  • Investigates cases of foodborne illness
  • Issues permits and inspects restaurants and food vendors
  • Provides instruction and guidance
  • Responds to questions and complaints
Click here for Livingston County Food Service Establishment Inspection results

Water Supplies
  • Inspects and tests public water supplies
  • Issues health notices and advisories
  • Provides education for private water users
  • Provides guidance and education to operators of public water systems
  • Responds to problems and complaints

Sewage Disposal Systems (Click here for an application)
  • Issues permits and conducts inspections (How to obtain a permit)
  • Offers technical assistance for homeowners, contractors, and design professionals (Click here for more information)
  • Responds to complaints

Dog Control
  • Maintains county dog shelter
  • Operates dog adoption program
  • Picks up stray dogs
  • Promotes dog licensure and vaccination

Animal Bites
  • Identifies possible exposure to rabies
  • Promotes rabies awareness in the community
  • Provides testing of suspect wildlife and domestic animals
  • Click here to report a bite

Clean Indoor Act
  • Conducts routine inspections at regulated facilities
  • Ensures compliance with county and state tobacco laws
  • Investigates complaints and answers questions

Retail Tobacco Dealer Compliance Checks (ATUPA)

  • Compliance checks are conducted using an underage youth.  Sales made to an underage youth result in an enforcement action for violation of Public Health Law Article 13-F. 

    New York State law also requires that the name and address of the Retail Tobacco Dealer in violation of Article 13-F be made public.

    View the List of Retail Tobacco Dealers in Violation of Article 13-F

Indoor Air Quality
  • Conducts investigations in response to concerns for indoor air quality

Radon Education and Testing

  • Provides assistance to homeowners regarding indoor radon
  • Distributes FREE radon kits to Livingston County residents
  • View the New York State Department of Health radon page here

Lead Poisoning
  • Assesses homes to identify sources of lead
  • Collects samples for testing
  • Directs cleanup of lead sources

Public Health Nuisances
Investigates complaints on:
  • Garbage
  • Other unsanitary environmental conditions 
  • Rodents

Facilities Routinely Inspected & Permitted (Click Here for Application)
  • Campsites
  • Children's camps
  • Hotels and motels
  • Migrant labor camps
  • Mobile home parks
  • Public bathing beaches
  • Public swimming pools
  • Restaurants and bars

Conesus Lake Watershed
Click here to visit our page on the Planning Department website.
  • Blue green algae fact sheet
  • Collects water quality samples
  • Inspects the lake watershed to insure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Investigates complaints
  • Provides guidance and education to homeowners, lake area visitors, business owners, and the farming community
Conesus Lake Guide
Conesus Lake Fish Kill Action Plan

Contact Us
Mark Grove, P.E.
Director of Environmental Health

Livingston County Department of Health
2 Murray Hill Drive
Attn: Environmental Health
Mt Morris, NY  14510

Ph: 585-243-7280
Ph: 585-335-1717

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