To promote and protect the health of the people of Lake County through education and the enforcement of public health laws.
News & Information
Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations
Starting January 4th, 2021, Lake County Environmental Health is excited to now offer the Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation (MHKO) program which was approved by the Board of Supervisors. The MHKO program is designed to lower the barriers to owning your own business in food operations by allowing the preparation and sale of prepared food items from your own home. If you are interested in learning more, please follow the link above and read the approved ordinance.
Effective January 11, 2021: Environmental Health office hours will be changing.
Our office will be open Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.
In-Person services expected to be available Thursday June 4, 2020
Environmental Health plans to re-open our office to the public with the following restrictions:
Face coverings will be required
Limit of 2 people in the lobby at one time
Maintain 6 feet of social distance
Due to Covid-19 safety precaution, we highly encourage people to call in advance to make an appointment and strongly recommend if possible to submit your documents electronically.
Please contact our office at 707-263-1164 to speak to a representative to obtain an email address to electronically submit you documents or to make an appointment with an available inspector.
Responding to Covid-19 in the Workplace
Guidance for Employers
Return to Work - Worksite Prevention Protocol
Medidas Preventivas y Protocolo - Regreso al lugar de trabajo
Essential Business Sanitizing Schedule
Food Facilities - Order for Additional Cleaning
Food Safety for Food Delivery and Pick-up
CDPH Guidance to prevent transmission of COVID-19 in food & beverage venues
For full COVID-19 information and press releases, CLICK HERE to be directed to Lake County Public Health.
Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Advisories
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.
Press & News Releases:
County of Lake Health Services Newsletter Winter 2019/2020
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