Environmental Health-Jefferson County Board of Supervisors

Environmental Health

Environmental Health department for Jefferson County, Iowa

Environmental Health Department

Duties: The Environmental Health Department is responsible for the environmental health for the citizens of Jefferson County.

Location: 901 North 8th Street, Fairfield, M-F 9:00-5:00
Administrator:Dan Miller, Registered Sanitarian
Telephone: 641-472-2561
Fax: 641-469-3398
Email:jeffcoeh@gmail.com

Sanitarian Duties:

   Criteria for Time of Transfer Septic System
    Inspection
(PDF file).

   Time of Transfer Inspection Exemptions (PDF file).

   NOTE: The new owner must apply for a new Discharge Authorization Permit - see http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environmental-Protection/Water-Quality/NPDES-Wastewater-Permitting.

    The Notice of Intent Form is on the DNR website http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environmental-Protection/Water-Quality/Private-Septic-Systems/General-Permit-4.
    This form goes to the County Sanitarian.

 

RELATED LINKS:

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Iowa Department of Public Health website - http://idph.iowa.gov/

For Healthy Homes, from the Iowa Dept of Health.   - https://www.iowa.gov/pages/search?q=Healthy+Homes

Iowa DNR website -
www.iowadnr.com

Iowa DNR - Private Septic Systems - http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environmental-Protection/Water-Quality/Private-Septic-Systems

EPA information about radon -
https://www2.epa.gov/radon

Mold information - from two websites-

   Iowa Department of Public Health https://www.iowa.gov/Healthy%20Homes

   Iowa Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health.  Frequently Asked Questions about Mold (PDF).

   From the EPA Mold and Moisture website - www.epa.gov/mold.

Bed Bug information - from a number of sources -

   Iowa Dept of Public Health - http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1181&context=extension_ag_pubs

   EPA - Bed Bugs-Get Them Out and Keep Them Out - http://www2.epa.gov/bedbugs

   Illinois Dept of Public Health - www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/pcbedbugs.htm

   A Beyond Pesticides Factsheet - http://www.beyondpesticides.org/infoservices/pesticidesandyou/Winter10-11/bedbugs.pdf

   Central Ohio Bed Bug Task Force - http://www.richlandhealth.org/upload/documents/Bedbugs_Guidance_for_tenants_homeowners.pdf".

   Vermont Dept of Health - http://healthvermont.gov/prevent/bedbugs/stop_bedbugs_safely.aspx

West Nile Virus, from the Iowa Department of Public Health  http://idph.iowa.gov/cade/disease-information/west-nile-virus.

Zika Virus, from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  http://www.cdc.gov/zika/about/overview.html.

Lead Poisoning: How to Protect Iowa Families, the brochure, has been updated and approved by EPA for continued use in Iowa.   http://idph.iowa.gov/lpp

Rabies information, from the Iowa Dept of Health.  http://idph.iowa.gov/rabies

Asbestos, from a website from the United States Environmental Protection Agency where you can learn about Asbestos.    http://www2.epa.gov/asbestos

Avian Influenza Information, from a federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.    http://www.flu.gov/about_the_flu/h5n1/

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