Environmental Health Services Division

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Mission:
To protect the public health within Yuma County by ensuring compliance with County and State sanitation codes.

Hours of Operation:                                                                     Mosquito Control:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
Closed weekends and legal holidays.                                             English Pamphlet     Spanish Pamphlet

Food Handler Testing:                                                              Mobile Food Units:
Walk-in Monday through Friday                                                           Walk-in inspections will be performed
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.                                                                                      Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.
$10 Cash Fee, NO personal checks accepted.                                    to 9 a.m.  REQUEST A SPECIFIC              
Closed weekends and legal holidays.                                                  INSPECTION TIME by calling 317-4584.

English Study Guide       Spanish Study Guide
                                                                                                                Permit Eligibility Requirements:
State of Arizona Links:                                                                 Pursuant to A.R.S. 41-1080, permits will only
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)                        be issued if a Permit Eligibility Requirement
ADEQ Air Quality Online Complaint Form                                            Form, indicating lawful presence in the
State of Arizona Home Baked and Confectionary Goods Program      United States, has been provided.             

 

Pet Turtles: Cute But Contaminated With Salmonella                            ZIKA                                Important information from the FDA about the Salmonella                  Zika information from the CDC can be found hazard associated with pet turtles can be                                            here: ZIKA Virus /  CDC                                              found here: Buying Pet Turtles

 Downloadable Forms and Guidelines:

Temporary (Special Event) Food Service Application    
Mobile Food Unit Guidelines
Unidad Mobil de Alimentos
Pre-Construction Planning
Planificacion de Pre-Construccion
AZ State Food Code

SERVICES PROVIDED ACTION TAKEN
Citizen Complaints Inspectors investigate complaints relating to permitted facilities and to public nuisances that are dangerous to public health. Complaints in reference to sewage, wastewater or zoning issues are need to contact the Department of Development Services Environmental Programs at (928) 817-5000.
Facility Inspections 

Restaurant Ratings

Permit Fees
Inspectors perform routine inspections of permitted facilities for compliance with applicable codes. Facilities include bakeries, bars, caterers, child care facilities, food distributors, food processors, food retail stores, hotels, motels, meat markets, restaurants, public and semi-public swimming pools, trailer parks, and school facilities and cafeterias.
Foodborne Illness Investigations Inspectors gather data and investigate circumstances that may have resulted in a foodborne outbreak.
Food Handler Certificate

Food Handler Study Guides
English or Spanish

Administration staff conducts the Food Handler Certificate Program. Individuals who handle, prepare, serve, sell, give away food, or handle food preparation utensils and equipment are required to pass a 25 question true/false test.

Vector (Mosquito) Control

Mosquito Control & Prevention  

West Nile Virus Q & A
Vector Control technicians perform trapping and identification of mosquitoes from breeding sites throughout the County. They treat or modify the site in order to control any further breeding. They perform routine spraying of areas previously identified as being infested and of other areas as requested by citizens.
Other Services

Consumer Food Safety Links
Consultation services and referrals to appropriate agencies. Presentations to groups are available upon request, i.e., vector control, food handling, etc.

Contact Information:

Environmental Health Services Division            
2200 West 28th Street, Suite 222
Yuma, AZ 85364
           

Monty Stansbury, AICP, Environmental Programs Manager

Phone: (928) 317-4584
Fax: (928) 317-4583                        

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