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All human animal bite wounds must be investigated in Indiana. The investigation should include, at a minimum, sufficient information to complete the Animal Bite Report.
Complaints registered with the Jefferson County Health Department must be in writing and signed by the person filing the complaint.
Lead is a bluish-gray metal that has no special taste or smell. Lead testing is provided for children under the age of 6 by appointment.
Mold / Air Quality
Mold is present everywhere indoors and outdoors. Most types of mold that are routinely encountered are not hazardous to healthy individuals. However, too much exposure to mold may cause or worsen conditions like asthma, hay fever, or other allergies.
Don't stop enjoying outdoor activities, just learn some simple yet effective prevention measures to reduce your risks, even if you're only in your own backyard.
Open burning is defined under 326 IAC 4-1-0.5(6) as "the burning of any materials wherein air contaminants resulting from combustion are emitted directly into the air, without passing through a stack or chimney from an enclosed chamber."
Radon is a cancer-causing natural radioactive gas that you can't see, smell or taste. Its presence in your home can pose a danger to your family's health.
Report Hazardous Material Spills
The most important thing you can do if you encounter a hazardous material spill is move to a safe location up wind of the spill then call 911.
You must use a Jefferson County Health Department Certified Contractor to design, layout, obtain a permit and install your septic system.
Swimming Pool Rule
The Jefferson County Health Department follows Indiana State Department of Health Rule 410 IAC 6-2.1 to inspect all public and semi-public swimming pools, wading pools, spas and hot tubs.
Browse through applications and training for tattoo regulations.
Wells & Well Water
Find information on disinfection and sample of wells and well water.