The Environmental Health Program provides licensing, inspection, training, and enforcement functions for the Worcester County Health Department in areas related to food service, swimming pools and spas, animal bites and rabies, and other aspects of environmental health that may affect community health and safety.
Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I report an animal bite?
- Where can I get your application forms and how do I know which ones to get?
- How do I file a complaint?
The Environmental Health Program offers services related to:
- Rabies Exposures and Animal Bite Investigations
- Licensing and Inspections of Food Service Facilities
- Licensing and Inspections of Swimming Pools
- Bed Bug Investigations
- Health Related Nuisance Complaint Investigations
- Clean Indoor Air Act Implementation
They are also responsible for:
- Temporary Event Food Program
- Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investgations
- Food Related Training and Certification Classes
- Pet Stores and Psittacine Birds
- Body Piercing Establishments and Piercers
- Environmental Health Surveys for Foster Care and Adoption
- Licensing and Inspection of temprary food service facilities.
- Guide to Skin Wounds and Water Contact
- Freedom of Information - Copy Request
- Freedom of Information - File Review
Isle of Wight Center (across from Ocean City, off RT 90)
13070 St. Martin's Neck Road,
Bishopville, MD 21813
Phone: 410-352-3234 and 410-641-9559 (toll free from Pocomoke area)
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Also located at the Isle of Wight Center:
Worc. Co. Dept. of Development, Review and Permitting: 410-352-3057
Worc. Co. Treasurer's Office: 410-352-3055