The staff of Environmental Health Services conduct programs that prevent the spread of disease through food, water, and other environmental exposures. Our main program services include:
Our primary responsibilities in the Food, Pool, and Lodging program are to license and inspect facilities used by the general public to ensure that they are safe and sanitary. The kinds of facilities we license and inspect include:
Food Handler Training is now conducted online through a partnership with Lane County.
We provide site approvals, plan reviews, permits and inspections for new systems and changes in use of existing systems. Uses include residential, commercial, and public facilities. We also provide information and technical assistance to contractors, installers and the general public.
We have a large collection of archived records available for online search and review. The records available here may not be complete. Our staff are continuously reviewing files and making them available online as time permits. Please contact our office if you require additional information or assistance.
Our Community Health and Disease Prevention efforts typically benefit all Linn County residents. Most of these services do not receive direct support from user fees. Some examples of these services include:
We ensure that public water systems in Linn County consistently comply with the requirements of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
If your drinking water comes from your own individual, domestic (private) well, please visit the OSU Well Water Program website for more information. This program is provided by OSU Extension Service.
Our services include:
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Linn County Annex
315 SW 4th Ave, 2nd Floor
P0 Box 100
Albany, OR 97321
Toll free: 1-800-304-7468
|Monday — Friday|
|Office:||8:30 am — 12:00 noon|
|1:00 pm — 5:00 pm|
|Staff:||8:30 am — 10:00 am|
|3:30 pm — 5:00 pm|
|Or by Appointment|