Public Health Hazards
Everyday, you are exposed to many types of environmental contaminants and possibly disease carrying agents. Some of these cause a great deal of anxiety for residents like cockroaches, but others like lead paint may go entirely unnoticed until a problem develops. Being aware of these potential hazards and reducing the likelihood of exposure is important to safeguard your health.
The Environmental Health Division conducts several programs intended to reduce the risk of exposure to environmental hazards and control communicable disease carriers in Cattaraugus County.