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Environmental Health

Our goal is to protect the health of the citizens of Bureau and Putnam Counties through education, inspection, and regulation of food establishments, water wells, and private sewage disposal systems.

For questions on food protection, temporary food permits, tanning, and body art/piercing contact Danette Smith at 815-872-5091 ext. 216 or

For questions on private sewage disposal systems and nuisance complaints contact Kurt Kuchle at 815-872-5091 ext. 215 or

For questions on private, semi-private, and non-community water supplies and West Nile Virus Surveillance contact Kaylee Halberg at 309-246-8074 or