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Macomb County

Environmental Health Services

COVID-19 Crisis UPDATE:

Beginning March 24, 2020 the Environmental Health Services Division will not be allowing walk-in services. Walk-in services include applying for permits, submitting plans, radon test kit pick-up, medication drop-off, FOIA requests, and property transfer form submissions. For your convenience, a drop box is available outside of the employee-only entrance located on the lower level of the building.

All office consultations are postponed until further notice,  and in most cases, we will be able to assist you via email at environmental.health@macombgov.org or over the phone at 586-469-5236.

 Due to this quickly evolving situation, our staff is currently being rotated while also keeping the office open, and this may delay requested services.

**If you are in need of emergency services for you onsite septic system or drinking water well, please call or email for prompt attention**

 

The Macomb County Health Department (MCHD) provides environmental health services designed to assure a safe and healthy environment to all county residents.  Environmental Health Services educational and regulatory activities are conducted in the following areas:

Bathing Beach and Surface Water Quality

Bathing Beach MonitoringCurrent Beach ConditionsHistorical Beach Testing Data,  Illicit Discharge Elimination ProgramSurface Water Monitoring, Surface Water Testing Data

Community Health and Safety

Body Art, Insect and Rodent Control, West Nile Virus Monitoring

Environmental Management and Risk Assessment

About the Program, Carbon MonoxideComputer and E-Waste RecyclingFluorescent Bulb RecyclingHousehold Hazardous Waste CollectionLead Investigation, Medication Disposal, Mercury, MoldOil Filter RecyclingPCBRadonSeven Principles of A Healthy Home

Food Service Sanitation

About the Program,  Advisory CommitteeEducation and TrainingFoodborne Illness, Frequently Asked Questions, Licensing,  Plan ReviewRestaurant Inspections

Groundwater Protection

Arsenic and Drinking WaterCombustible Gas and Your WellDrinking Water WellsNitrate in Drinking Water,  Plugging Abandoned Wells,  Your Water Well & Pump System

Property Transfer Regulation

About the ProgramQuestions & Answers,  Registered EvaluatorsRegulation

Public Swimming Pools

Swimming Pools and Spas

Shelter Management

About the ProgramCampgroundsChild/Adult Foster Care Facility Inspection Request

Waste Management

Sewage (Septic) Systems,  Subdivision/Condominium Projects, Sewer Overflows