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

News & Information

New Office Hours

Effective March 15, 2019: Environmental Health office hours will be changing.
Our office will be closing at 12pm (noon) on Fridays.  Office hours will remain the same (8am - 5pm) for Monday through Thursday.  Due to the office hours change, Alpha Labs will not be picking up water samples on Fridays.

Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Advisories

Guidelines for Food Safety at Retail Establishments During Temporary Power Outages
Food Safety After a Power Outage

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.

Public Notices:

A Risk Management Plan (RMP) has been prepared by the following facility:
    Scully Packing Co., Scott's Valley Rd, Lakeport, CA
The RMP describes programs and controls designed to prevent accidental releases of a
regulated substance.  This RMP will be available for public review for the next 45 days
at Lake County Environmental Health Department, 922 Bevins Ct, Lakeport, CA. 
Contact Craig Wetherbee at 707-263-1164 for information regarding this RMP.

Press & News Releases:

County of Lake Health Services Newsletter Fall 2019
County of Lake Health Services Newsletter July August 2019
County of Lake Health Services Newsletter Spring 2019

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