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The Environmental Health Protection Program provides services aimed at assuring that the basic ingredients of a vibrant community--its land, food, and recreational waters--are safe and healthy. This is achieved through organized activities undertaken to protect and enhance the public's health through the control of potentially harmful materials, organisms, energies and conditions in the environment.

It is targeted towards preventing disease and creating health-supportive environments. This definition excludes behavior not related to environment, as well as behavior related to the social and cultural environment, and genetics.


The Environmental Health Division provides the following services:


New law banning smoking in most public places:


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Environmental Health Hours Bruce Andersen Phone Numbers
Health Department 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Manager P: (913) 573-6705
619 Ann Avenue Monday - Friday Email F: (913) 573-6760
Kansas City, KS      
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