Environmental Health

Environmental Health Services

Mosquito Control Notice

News from Environmental Health posted on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 8:47am

Please visit our Mosquito Control webpage.

Children's Camp Safety Plan Templates

Below are generic safety plan templates to be used to be used by "Children's Camp" operators.  These templates have been produced by the NYS Department of Health to aid operators in meeting their safety plan requirements.

The first two downloads are a generic safety plan and an activity worksheet to be used by all "Children's Camps." 

The appendices that follow are to be used by operators who provide certain high risk activities that are not covered by the generic safety plan.

2012 May Rabies Clinic

News from Environmental Health, Health posted on Mon, 02/13/2012 - 12:07pm

2012 May Rabies Clinic - Little Valley DPW

Date(s): 
Sat, 05/05/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rabies Clinic with syringe, dog and cat

There will be a rabies clinic held at the Cattaraugus County Department of Public Works garage in Little Valley on May 5, 2012 from 9:00 am to Noon.

Rabies Vaccinations are required for ALL cats, dogs and domesticated ferrets by FOUR months of age (but not less than 12 weeks).

Cats and dogs are given a booster one year later and every three years thereafter. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.

No charge for vaccination but donations accepted to help defray costs! Read more

Environmental Health Complaint / Referral Form

The form below may be used to submit or refer a complaint of a Sanitary Code violation to the Environmental Health Division.  Alternatively, you may print a paper copy of the form and send it by mail or fax.

Environmental Health Complaint / Referral Form (paper copy) Read more

Individual Water Supply Fact Sheets

The downloads below contain a series of fact sheets produced by the NYS Department of Health intended to provide guidance to NYS residents on the proper construction, maintenance and use of private water supplies.  Please note that these fact sheets are intended to supplement the "NYS Sanitary Code - Subpart 5-1, Appendix B: Standards for Water Wells."

Children's Camps

Children's Camps in Cattaraugus County require inspection and a “Permit to Operate” issued by the Health Department.  They are defined as any camp (day camps and overnight camps), maintained for occupancy by 10 or more children provided that overnight occupancy is greater than 72 consecutive hours, or daytime occupancy is more than five days in any two-week period. Read more

2012 January Rabies Clinic

News from Environmental Health, Health posted on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 11:30am

Environmental Health Services

The Environmental Health Division of the Cattaraugus County Department of Health is charged with enforcement of the NYS Sanitary Code (10 NYCRR), NYS Public Health Law and the Sanitary Code of the Cattaraugus County Health District.  In addition, we issue permits and review engineering plans for many associations, businesses and activities, which Read more

Private Sewage Disposal Systems

Sewage disposal systems in Cattaraugus County are regulated by the Environmental Health Division in accordance with NYS standards and specifications in effect at the time of their construction.  Existing sewage disposal systems that do not meet current standards are allowed to be operated until they fail and are in need of full or partial replacement. Read more

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