- Environmental Health
Due to COVID-19 Emergency Response, Peoria City/County Health Department may have limited services in some program areas.
Environmental Health applications, variances, and other documents are accepted by email, fax, or mail. Email: EH@peoriacounty.org Fax: 309-679-6174
For additional services for appointments or for directions to make payments, email is preferred to make your arrangements at EH@peoriacounty.org (or call 309-679-6161.) No walk-ins accepted.
When directions have been provided to you for dropping off or picking up materials, we will have designated parking spaces with sign instructions once you are here. Thank you for helping us keep everyone safe during this time.
Frequently asked documents below:
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
Environmental Health Division protects the public health through programs specifically designed to promote healthy environmental conditions and reduce risks associated with communicable disease. Our team of Environmental Health Specialists, Practitioners, Risk Assessors, and support staff achieve our goals for the following:
- To identify and evaluate environmental sources and hazardous agents, and
- To use surveillance, education, and enforcement to limit exposure to harmful physical, chemical, and biological agents in air, water, soil, food, and other settings that may adversely affect human health.
Environmental health impacts families and communities in many ways. Review the latest food safety inspections for restaurants, research ways to repel and reduce disease carrying mosquitoes, and learn how to keep private drinking water safe after a flood.
Check out the codes that apply toward environmental health in Peoria County.
The Environmental Health Division enforces food protection by investigating food-borne illnesses and other complaints after a problem has occurred.
View information about flooding in Peoria County.
The food safety inspection system follows best practices in food safety and falls in line with national standards, creating more uniformity in inspections.
Access food safety applications, codes, inspections, guidance, foodborne illness reports, HACCP bulletins, and food safety updates..
Access various forms regarding Environmental Health.
Check out frequently asked questions from the Environmental Health Division.
Learn about the Lead Hazard Control Program and Healthy Homes Program.
Access onsite wastewater applications, codes, guidance, homeowner education, and resources for taking care of your system.
Review health information regarding various pests and nuisances, including bed bugs, mold, ticks, and mosquito-borne West Nile virus.
Learn about radon gas and testing kits.
Access water well applications, codes, education, and testing information for a private water supply.