ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Rachel Moresea, Director of Environmental Health
rachel.moresea@fairfieldcountyohio.gov
P: 740-652-2823 / F: 740-653-8556
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:
Staff Services:
Kelly Gregory, EHST
Kelsey Nein, EHST
Staff Services: Karsen Highley, EHST
Staff Services:
Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Devin Delgado, EHST
Katie Wasky, EHST
Staff Services: Dennis Oliver, Plumbing Inspector
Staff Services:
Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Devin Delgado, EHST
Katie Wasky, EHST
Staff Services: Karsen Highley, EHST
Staff Services:
Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Devin Delgado, EHST
Katie Wasky, EHST
Staff Services: Karsen Highley, EHST
Staff Services:
Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Devin Delgado, EHST
Katie Wasky, EHST
Staff Services: Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Vector Control
Staff Services:
Jennifer Valentine, REHS
Devin Delgado, EHST
Katie Wasky, EHST
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SANITARIAN-IN-TRAINING or REGISTERED SANITARIAN
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.

Where to take recyclables:
Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Recycling
CFLP Solid Waste District Recycling
Ohio EPA Recycling
Fabricated Packaging Materials