Community Health

Areas of Community Health

Community Health is also a primary service of the Health Department. Through health education, health referrals, and consultation the department is able to meet many of the needs of the community. The goal of this program is to promote public safety as well as reduce public health hazards that may lead to illness or injury within the community. 

Areas of community health include:

  • Community Health includes:
  • Air quality
  • Communicable disease
  • Hair and body salons
  • Health clubs
  • Hotels/motels
  • Living conditions
  • Pest control
  • Pet facilities
  • Proper garbage disposal
  • Public smoking areas
  • Water pollution

Resource Referral Agent

The department also acts as a resource referral agent. Therefore, if residents have questions regarding social services and resources available, the department will link them to health care or social service organizations that will meet their needs.