New Sanitarian & PTT Inspector Training -- April 28 - May 1, 2014
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Environmental Health Toolkit
EH and You
Education of Local Boards Of Health
Provides direct technical assistance and education to local boards regarding local EH programs and their responsibilities/authorities.
Environmental Health: A Profile of Iowa's Local systems Nov. 2001
Model Environmental Health Programs
Chapter 137 of the Code of Iowa
- Sets up jurisdiction of local board of health
- Provides rule-making authority
- Provides authority to employ EH personnel to deliver services
- Allows local boards of health to issue penalties
641 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 77
- Establishes requirements of local boards of health.
- Identifies three core functions and 10 essential services of public health.
- Identifies structure and membership of the local board of health.
- Requires local boards of health to provide minutes of meetings to the Iowa Dept. of Public Health.
Chapter 455B.172 of the Code of Iowa
- Requires local boards of health to be the administrative authority over private septic systems and private water wells.
Chapter 331.302 of the Code of Iowa
- Identifies the process for establishing county legislation under the board of supervisors.
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