What their role is:
- Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
- Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
- Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
- Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
- Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
- Assure a competent public health and personal healthcare workforce.
- Sample analysis
- Blood lead level
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
- Drugs of Abuse
- Waste water
- Recreational Water
- West Nile Virus
Division of Environmental Health & Protection
(25,000+ services performed annually) Inspections, Complaints, etc.
- Food Hygiene
- Public Facilities
- On-site sewage
- Mosquito Control
- Hazardous Materials
- Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
Office of Emergency & Public Health Preparedness
- Integrating preparedness throughout LMPHW
- Hospital Preparedness
- Syndromic surveillance
- Flu planning
- Special medical needs planning
- Continuity of Operations
- Cities Readiness Initiative
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