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Environmental Health

The Environmental Health Services Unit is the regulatory arm of the Cook County Department of Public Health and is empowered to enforce Cook County and Illinois state laws related to environmental health issues within suburban Cook County. Environmental health inspectors regularly inspect, monitor, regulate, educate and advise the public on environmental health concerns that adversely impact human health .

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Flood Safety Information


Food Safety

Laws and Rules

Lead Poisoning


Other Health Safety Topics

Permits and Licenses

Pest Control


Reportable Diseases

Swimming Pools & Spas

Tanning, Body Art & Piercing

Tick Bite Prevention

Water and Sewage

Updated June 11, 2024, 3:18 PM