To promote and protect the health of the people of Lake County through education and the enforcement of public health laws.

News & Information

Is that Toxic Mold in my home?
Toxic mold may cause skin rashes, eye and nose irritation, and suppression of the immune system. It is also suspected to cause a disorder in infants that results in bleeding in the lungs, however, this condition is rare.
For more information on health effects, identification, prevention and clean up of toxic mold, visit our mold information page.

Did you know that Blue-Green Algae can cause serious health problems?
A wide range of health effects is possible when an animal or person is exposed to elevated levels of toxins produced by cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). Effects can include liver damage, kidney damage, neurological effects, or skin irritation. For more information, visit our Blue-Green Algae page.

Mendocino Complex Fire Advisory Notices:
Ash and burn debris clean-up removal
Eliminación de escombros de ceniza y quemadura

Private Contractor Clean Up Packet
Modified Private Clean Up Application

Pawnee Fire Advisory Notices:
Ash and burn debris clean-up removal
Food safety after a power outage

Fire Informational Handouts:
Cleaning Up After A Fire Disaster
Safe Cleanup of Fire Ash
Food Safety After a Power Outage
Handling of Deceased Pets and Livestock
Southlake Refuse Notice


Seguridad alimentaria después de un corte de energía

Limpieza Después de un Desastre por Incendio

Asesoramiento Público para el Manejo de Mascotas y Ganados fallecidos

Reduzca la exposición a cenizas al regresar a casa después de un incendio


Press Releases:
Cyanobacteria Press Release May 2018
Local bat tests positive for Rabies