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
Time of Transfer Inspection Exemptions (PDF file).
NOTE: The new owner must apply for a new Discharge Authorization Permit - see www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/NPDESWastewaterPermitting.aspx.
The Notice of Intent Form is on the DNR website www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/PrivateSepticSystems/GeneralPermit4.aspx.
This form goes to the County Sanitarian.
Note: The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provides on-line courses:
For ServSafe Manager -
For ServSafe Food Handler -
Iowa Department of Public Health website - www.idph.state.ia.us
What We Do (Iowa Public Health) - http://www.idph.state.ia.us/WhatWeDo/
Iowa DNR website -
Iowa DNR - Private Septic Systems - www.iowadnr.gov/InsideDNR/RegulatoryWater/PrivateSepticSystems.aspx
EPA information about radon -
Mold information - from two websites-
Iowa Department of Public Health www.idph.state.ia.us/eh/healthy_homes.asp
From the EPA Mold and Moisture website - www.epa.gov/mold.
Bed Bug information - from a number of sources -
Iowa Dept of Public Health www.idph.state.ia.us/eh/healthy_homes.asp
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
Lead Poisoning: How to Protect Iowa Families, the brochure, has been updated and approved by EPA for continued use in Iowa.
Asbestos, a website from the United States Environmental Protection Agency where you can learn about Asbestos
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