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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Environmental Public Health and Engineering

Environmental Health and Engineering

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Good Environmental Health happens when the places in which we live, learn, work, and play are safe and free from hazards that can affect people’s wellbeing. A range of factors contributes to healthy environments: for example, affordable, safe, and secure housing that promotes good health and reduces our risks of injury; economically vital neighborhoods that foster strong business practices, good jobs, and safe communities; clean air and water, so we don’t contract preventable illnesses; food that is safe for human consumption; and safe parks and pathways that encourage outdoor activities and exercise.

The Department of Health in Lee County maintains two Environmental offices:

Environmental Engineering (EE), which deals with water related programs and Environmental Health (EH), which conducts most routine public pool inspections and manages all other programs.

To request an OSTDS septic inspection in Lee County, please use this Online form.