The role of Environmental Health is to develop and promote measures which modify or control factors that cause illness, injury, or discomfort to people.

Quicklinks:

Keep Food Safe
Food Establishment Inspections
Neighborhood Public Health Concerns
Environmental Health Staff

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I report a food establishment that is not following safe food-handling practices?
Who do I contact if I suspect that I have become ill after eating after a food establishment?
How do I obtain a permit to operate a food establishment in Abilene?
Do I need a food permit to operate a bed & breakfast in Abilene?
Do I need a permit to sell baked goods at a fund-raiser in Abilene?
What types of swimming pools and/or spas require a permit to operate in Abilene?
How do I obtain a permit to operate a public or restricted access pool or spa in Abilene?
What conditions will result in the mandatory closure of a public or restricted access pool or spa?
Who do I contact about standing sewage?
How can I report mosquito development?

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