Home > Departments

Public Health Department

Environmental Health  

Bruce Andersen, Manager
619 Ann Avenue
Ph: 913-573-6700
Fax: 913-573-6747

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

wasteThe Environment Health Division consists of 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:


French German Italian Portuguese Spanish Russian Dutch Greek Japanese Korean Chinese (simplified) Chinese (traditional)