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Region 2 Public Health Office

Environmental Health

Proper disposal of sewage, sanitary food practices and keeping our environments free of infectious pests are basic building blocks of public health.

The Bureau of Environmental Health for Region 2 promotes and protects the public's health through environmental regulation, investigation and education. Environmental Health personnel are available to provide direct service to the public in each county.

Cherokee
(864) 487-2705
Greenville
(864) 282-4100
Pickens
(864) 898-5965
Spartanburg
(864) 596-2227
Union
(864) 429-1690

 

Food Protection

All food service facilities including restaurants, schools, special event vendors, grocery stores, bakeries and delicatessens, must have a valid permit from the department prior to serving food to the public. We inspect all food service facilities; we issue permits to new businesses and offer training for both new and existing facilities.

Please follow this link for additional Food Protection information.

 

On-Site Sewage Disposal

Environmental Health issues permits and inspects septic tank systems to ensure proper sewage disposal. All buildings occupied more than two hours per day and all proposed lots to be subdivided must have an approved means of sewage disposal.

Please follow this link for additional On-Site Sewage Disposal information.

 

Rabies

Reports of animal bites can be FAXED 24 hours a day. For assistance during business hours reports can be submitted by fax or phone:

County
Phone
Fax
After Hours Emergency
Cherokee
864-487-2705
864-487-2728
864-809-3825
Greenville
864-282-4146
864-282-4371
864-809-3825
Pickens
864-898-5832
864-898-5858
864-809-3825
Spartanburg
864-596-3415
864-596-3920
864-809-3825
Union
864-429-1690
864-429-1697
864-809-3825

Please follow this link for additional Rabies information.

 

Other Services

We inspect schools, daycares, and foster homes to make sure the overall sanitation levels, lead levels and safety are within acceptable health standards. Mobile home park and vector complaints that are related to a public health risk are also investigated upon request. For more information of these concerns, please call us at one of the locations listed below:

Cherokee
(864) 487-2705
Greenville
(864) 282-4100
Pickens
(864) 898-5965
Spartanburg
(864) 596-2227
Union
(864) 429-1690