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The Environmental Health Division of the LaSalle County Health Department is comprised of a staff of Licensed Environmental Health Practitioners, an Environmental Health Educator, a Communicable Disease Nurse, an Emergency Response Coordinator, and a Program Assistant. These individuals provide environmental services in multiple programs. These programs include Food Sanitation, Private Sewage Disposal, Water Well Program, Nuisance Control, Tanning and Body Art Facility Inspections, Smoke Free Illinois, Emergency Preparedness, Communicable Disease, and Vector Control. Each Licensed Environmental Health Practitioner covers a specific area of the county. The Environmental Health Educator provides educational information in all Environmental Health Programs. To learn more about the Environmental Health Programs at LaSalle County Health Department, click on your area of interest above.

COVID-19 Update:

On Friday, June 11, 2021 Illinois Moved to a Full Reopening, also known as Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois plan.

The state has eliminated all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues.

Effective August 30, 2021, all Illinois Residents are Required to Wear Masks Indoors, Regardless of Vaccination Status (Executive Order) (FAQ on Face Covering and Vaccination Requirements)

Learn more about Phase 5 recommended public health practices
News Release – Gov. Pritzker Announces State of Illinois Will Fully Reopen June 11
Regional Metrics can be found here
Illinois Department of Public Health – County Level Risk Metrics

To file a complaint, please call us at 815-433-3366 during business hours (Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm) and we will be happy to discuss them with you, or you may reach the department at environmentalhealth@lasallecounty.org

COVID Resources:
COVID-19 Operational Guidance for Food and Meat Processing Facilities and Workplaces with Assembly Lines.
Food News You Can Use – Summer 2020
COVID-19 Closure-Opening Guidance for Food Establishments.
Farmers Market Guidance During COVID.
National Restaurant Association’s Guidance for Reopening Retail Food Establishments .