Health Department

Environmental Health

Welcome To Edgecombe County Environmental Health
Environmental Health protects public health through disease and environmental hazard prevention. Environmental Health Specialists perform food, lodging and institutional sanitation inspections, on-site soil evaluations for septic systems, permitting and inspection of tattoo artists, bacteriological and chemical water sampling, swimming pool sanitation inspections and childhood lead poisoning prevention. Information on other public health and environmental concerns is available.

Environmental Health Mission Statement

The mission of the Edgecombe County Environmental Health Program is “the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens through the promotion of public health. The Environmental Health Unit serves to protect the environment through the practice of modern environmental health science, the use of technology, rules, public education, and above all, dedication to the public. As an organization, it is our responsibility to provide the highest level of competency, professionalism and courtesy to individuals from all endeavors.

Health Department Mission Statement

We exist to serve all citizens in the prevention of disease and injury through protection, promotion, and delivery of high quality, cost-effective services for community, personal, and environmental health.

For public comments or questions, please call 252-641-7511.
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