Environmental Health Services provides investigation and enforcement for a variety of environmental health concerns and supplies the public with preventative information through media releases, pamphlets, training sessions, and public speakers.
"Healthy Citizens in a Healthy Environment through Education and Enforcement."
Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-326 requires all Food Service Facilities that prepare food and pride seating for patrons post a diagram on the use of manual maneuvers to prevent asphyxiation due to choking.
Food Allergy Awareness
Effective March 1, 2014, Maryland Annotated Code, Health General 21-330.2(A) requires all food service facilities to prominently display a Food Allergy Awareness poster in the staff area of the facility. Additional information regarding food allergies and awareness can be found at the above link. Food Allergy Awareness - Spanish
New Septic System Technology
Effective January 1, 2013 any new installations of septic systems in the State of Maryland will be fitted with Best Available Technologies (BAT). After this date, conventional septic systems will no longer be accepted for new construction. This action will be in compliance with Code of Maryland (COMAR 26.04.02.07) regulations. For further information please read Best Available Technologies (BAT).