Environmental Health ServicesThe Environmental Health Program offers services related to licensing and inspections of Permanent and Temporary Food Service Facilities, Public and Semi-public Swimming Pools and Spas, Foodborne Outbreak investigations, Animal Bite and Rabies Exposure investigations, Nuisance complaint investigations, Pet Store and Psittacine bird permitting and inspections, inspections and licensing/permitting of Body Piercing Establishments and Piercers.
Licensing and Inspections of Food Service FacilitiesThe Environmental Health Program licenses and inspects all permanent and temporary food facilities in Worcester County. For forms or questions related to operating or opening a food service facility, please contact our Office at the numbers listed below.
Helpful food related links:
COMAR Food Regulations
Safe Food Handling Training
Certified Food Operator Course
Foodborne Outbreak InvestigationsComplaint based investigations carried out in conjunction with the Communicable Disease Nursing Program.
The Environmental Health Program licenses and inspects public and semi-public swimming pools and spas in Worcester County. For forms or questions related to operating or constructing a pool, please contact our Office at the numbers below.
Helpful pool related links:
COMAR Pool Regulations
DHMH - Community Health Administration – Pool links
The Environmental Health Program investigates and follows up on reported animal bites and rabies exposures. If you have been bitten or scratched by an animal or your pet has been exposed to a rabies suspect animal; such as raccoons, foxes, skunks, opossums, groundhogs, feral cats and more, contact our Office at the numbers listed below. After hours, contact your local police department or dial 911 for further assistance.
The Worcester County Health Department in conjunction with Worcester County Animal Control offer semi-annual rabies clinics throughout the county, call Animal Control at 410-632-1340 or our Office to ask about our upcoming clinics.