Resident Services

Public Health Department

BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

The Bureau of Environmental Health Services is responsible for protecting the City of Wilkes-Barre from unhealthy environmental conditions. The presence of environmental health hazards poses a threat to the public health and safety of the community. The Bureau of Environmental Health Services is composed of the following divisions:



  • Environmental Protection
  • Environmental Control
  • Institutional Sanitation and Safety


The Bureau of Environmental Health Services implements the following programs:



  • Food Protection Program
  • Solid Waste Management Program
  • Vector Control Program
  • Water Pollution Program
  • Childcare Facility and Safety Program
  • Public Bathing Places Program
  • Schools Program
  • Animal Control



In pursuit of...a healthier Wilkes-Barre!