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Welcome to the Riverside County Department of

Environmental Health

Riverside County Department of Environmental Health is dedicated to protecting the health of people and the environment in Riverside County. To learn more about programs that the Department oversees please visit the Our Services page.

 

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Welcome To The Department Of Environmental Health

Curious about what we do in Environmental Health?  Here are some examples of how Environmental Health Specialists work to protect the health and well-being of people and the environment on a daily basis. 

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Department of Environmental Health is to enhance the quality of life in Riverside County by implementation of effective and efficient environmental health programs to protect the public health, safety and the environment.

 

News and Events

County Confirms Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus 31 July 2020

County Confirms Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The Riverside County Department of Environmental Health received confirmation July 30th from the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control testing lab that mosquitoes collected in the Nuevo location tested positive. The samples were collected on July 21st from the Reservoir Avenue and Orange Street area, near Mystic Field.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Risk Management Plan (RMP) 28 July 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Risk Management Plan (RMP)

In accordance with California Health and Safety Code (HSC), Chapter 6.95, Article 2, Section 25535.2 and California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 19, Division 2, Chapter 4.5, Section 2745.2(c), notice is hereby given that the Risk Management Plans (RMPs) are complete for the following site locations: WASHBURN & SONS INC. 807 Center St., Riverside, CA 92507

Riverside County Business & Community Services 23 July 2020

Riverside County Business & Community Services

The County of Riverside is here to support its businesses through questions, concerns and conversations that may arise as it relates to COVID-19. A County of Riverside business ambassador is available to visit your business, at no-cost, to conduct an individualized assessment to help your business run safely and efficiently.

For more information please visit: https://rivcoccsd.org/businessambassadorprogram

PUBLIC NOTICE: Risk Management Plans (RMP) 16 July 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Risk Management Plans (RMP)

PUBLIC NOTICE: In accordance with HSC 25535.2 and CCR 2745.2(c), notice is hereby given that the Risk Management Plans (RMP) are complete for site locations on the following lists: City of Corona - Glen Ivy Reservoir, City of Corona - Lester Water Treatment Plant, City of Corona - Sierra Del Oro Water Treatment Plant, City of Corona - Temescal Desalter Facility, City of Corona - Well #11A, City of Corona – Promenade Connection, and California Ice Company

The State of California ordered that all Body Art facilities must close and remain closed until further notice due to rising cases of COVID-19. 14 July 2020

The State of California ordered that all Body Art facilities must close and remain closed until further notice due to rising cases of COVID-19.

County Services To Move To Virtual Methods 10 July 2020

County Services To Move To Virtual Methods

In response to the growing number of local Covid - 19 cases and sharply rising hospitalizations, our facilities are closed for public access until further notice. We are still available to provide services online, over the phone or by mail.

Bars and Indoor Dining Ordered Closed in Riverside County in Response to Upswing in Coronavirus Cases 7 July 2020

Bars and Indoor Dining Ordered Closed in Riverside County in Response to Upswing in Coronavirus Cases

The California Governor has ordered all bars and indoor dining in Riverside County closed to help slow the spread of coronavirus, which has seen a recent upswing in confirmed cases.

Overfill Inspections of Underground Storage Tanks (UST) 1 July 2020

Overfill Inspections of Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

California State Water Resources Control Board published a notice which clarifies the requirements for conducting overfill prevention equipment inspections of USTs

You can view the entire notice by clicking here.

Fire Prevention in Green Waste Piles 25 June 2020

Fire Prevention in Green Waste Piles

Fires occur every year in the county due to unmonitored green waste piles. These fires can burn for days and can result in costly clean ups, damage to the environment, and a strain on our fire response personnel.

If green material is left in piles for a long period of time, with the right conditions, it will start to decompose, creating a fire.

State of California Issues Updated Guidance for Swimming Pools 12 June 2020

State of California Issues Updated Guidance for Swimming Pools

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