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Environmental Health

Environmental Health Program Overview


Program Structure

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


The Environmental Health Program offers services related to:


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. 


        General Information

         Food Safety

         Pool Safety


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)
Fax:  410-352-3369
Hours:  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Also located at the Isle of Wight Center:
Worc. Co. Treasurer's Office: 410-352-3055