Environmental

118 Home Avenue, Woodsfield, OH 43793
 


John Shreve RS - Director

Office phone:(740)472-1677 Ext. 7
Cell Phone:740-213-2963
e-mail:
john.shreve@odh.ohio.gov

Brian Griffin - RS

Office phone:  (740)472-1677 Ext. 5
e-mail:
brian.griffin@odh.ohio.gov

 


Food Safety

 

The E. coli O157 bacterium is blamed for roughly 73,000 infections and 61 deaths in the United States each year, according to the CDC.  Most illnesses from E. coli O157 are associated with eating undercooked, contaminated ground beef, making it important to cook hamburgers to an internal temperature of at least 160 F. Use a meat thermometer to be sure, as contaminated meat looks and smells normal and can turn brown before disease-causing bacteria are killed.

 

* Thorough hand washing is defined as using warm water and washing with soap for at least 30 seconds. In public restrooms, use your arm or a paper towel to turn off the faucet and, if available, use the automatic door opener to exit the bathroom.

 

Grilling Safety

Its safe to picnic and grill in the summer, but its especially important to be vigilant about food preparation.  We encourage our residents to:

 

Environmental Health Fees

Well Permit - $250.00

Septic Permit - $250.00
Septic Alteration - $150.00
Home Evaluation - $155.00
Water Sample - $55.00
Septic Installer - $150.00
Septic Scavenger - $150.00
Water Hauler - $100.00
Temporary Food Service - $50.00

(subject to plan approval)

 

Please call the office for a list of Installers, Haulers, etc.

   

 

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