Kelly Spindler / Email
Environmental Director
P: 740-652-2823
F: 740-653-8556

Fairfield Department
of Health
1550 Sheridan Drive
Suite 100 (map)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130
P: 740-652-2800

The staff of the Division of Environmental Health strives to promote and maintain high environmental health and safety standards for the residents and communities of Fairfield County through the administration of many programs. Much of our work emphasizes prevention of the spread of diseases. Sanitarians work diligently to prevent potential health hazards before those hazards can escalate to a level causing great concern.

It is our goal to have a positive visible impact in our communities in the areas of:
Food Protection + Education
  Staff Services: Deb Kilbarger, RS;
  Madison Swackhammer, SIT, Kevin Barlow, RS

Indoor Air Quality
  Staff Services: Deb Kilbarger, RS

Licensed Tattoo Facilities
  Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, RS

Local Schools
  Staff Services: Madison Swackhammer, SIT

Lot Splits/Subdivisions of Land
  Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, RS

Plumbing Program
  Staff Services: Dennis Oliver, Plumbing Inspector

Private Water Systems
  Staff Services: David Plummer, RS

Public Pools
  Staff Services: Kevin Barlow, RS

Real Estate Inspections
  Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, RS

Rabies + Animal Bites

Sewage Treatment Programs

  Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, RS,  David Plummer, RS

Solid/Infectious Waste
  Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, RS

Vector Control (Ticks, Mosquitoes)

Water Samples
  Staff Services: David Plummer, RS
Where to take recyclables:

Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Recycling

CFLP Solid Waste District Recycling

Ohio EPA Recycling

Fabricated Packaging Materials
- EPS Foam Packaging Recycling
Health department staff that work in these programs must be either a Sanitarian-In-Training or a Registered Sanitarian. 

To become a Sanitarian-In-Training: qualifications include a bachelor of science in environmental health or related field. Once qualified, the applicant can apply to the State Board of Sanitarian Registration for approval as a Sanitarian-In-Training. 

To become a Registered Sanitarian: the Sanitarian-In-Training must pass a national exam and then practice environmental health under the supervision of a Registered Sanitarian for one to two years. Only then can a Sanitarian-In-Training apply to the State Board of Sanitarian Registration to become a Registered Sanitarian.  Sanitarians must acquire 18 hours of continuous education per year.
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Fairfield County Health Department - Lancaster, Ohio
Fairfield Department of Health
Larry Hanna / Email
P: 740-652-2817

Kathie Whitlock / Email
Admin. Assistant

Office + Clinic Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am to 4pm
Closed 11:30am to 12:00pm

Contact Us:
Phone: 740-652-2800
Fax:       740-653-6626
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1550 Sheridan Drive
Suite 100 (map)
Lancaster, Ohio 43130