CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
To read the Rockford Register Start article on our Wells & Septics division and the service we provide, follow this link: www.rrstar.com/healthyrockford/x1146477441/Health-Department-sees-spring-increase-in-septic-well-inspections
To read the Rockford Register Star article on our Foods division and the service we provide, follow this link: www.rrstar.com/carousel/x839829593/They-check-food-safety-so-you-dont-have-t
To read the Rockford Register Star article on our Code Enforcement division and the services we provide, follow this link: www.rrstar.com/healthyrockford/x1997913444/Health-Department-inspector-offers-education-and-enforcement
To read the Rockford Register Star article on our Pollen Count program, follow this link: www.rrstar.com/carousel/x861571349/Have-allergies-Youll-want-to-get-to-know-these-guys
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The Health Department staff of sanitarians, groundwater professionals, chemists, soil scientists, entomologists and laboratory technicians provides both direct and indirect services to Winnebago County residents and businesses. Environmental Health programs serve to prevent disease and improve the quality of life in Winnebago County. Click on one of the links to the left to learn more about a specific program or topic.
Our goal is to improve, protect and promote the environmental health of Winnebago County, as determined by physical, chemical, biological, social and psychosocial factors in the environment. We do this by assessing, correcting, controlling and preventing harmful factors in the environment. The tools for doing this are education, regulation, and inspection. The Center for Environmental Health Improvement offers a full array of services to contractors, food providers and the public.
The Environmental Health Services administrative office is located at:
401 Division Street, Room 205
P.O. Box 4009
P.O. Box 4009
Rockford, IL 61110-0509
Telephone: (815) 720-4100
Environmental Health has joined the wave of the information technology age by offering services and information resources through use of the Internet. The creation of this web page for the public, industry partners, contractors, colleagues and other interested parties is an effort to communicate with a variety of individuals on the changes in local ordinances, services, newsletters and trends in Environmental Health Science.
We hope you find our web page useful and informative. For more information on our programs, click on the links to the left. If you have any comments or suggestions on our website or have any questions about the Environmental Health services offered, please contact us by phone or mail.