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Address:
102 Groves Estates Court

P.O. Box 129

Sikeston, MO 63801

 

Telephone: 573-471-4044
Toll-Free: 800-471-4044
FAX:
573-471-7348

Environmental Public Health

 

Environmental Public Health Specialists are agents of the Missouri Department of Health. The Scott County EPHS is a Certified Environmental Health Specialist in the State of Missouri. The responsibilities of the EPHS include the following:

  • Inspect restaurants, taverns, schools, senior centers, retail food establishments, daycare & lodging establishments.

  • Evaluate plans for septic system installations, site evaluations, & issue permits.  Consult with homeowners & installers about septic options.

  • Collect private water samples upon request.  Two types of sample available:  Bacteriological & General Chemistry (also known as New Well Series).

  • Investigate complaints which may indicate a public health problems such as foodborne illness or sewage problems.

  • Conduct food schools in which food safety & sanitation is taught to food service employees. 

NOTES:

 

**Food Service Inspection results are open to the public.
 

Additional Environmental Links

Scott County Signs & Info sheets for food service operators

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