Environmental Health

Important Information: COVID-19

Environmental Health will be working with the Pitkin County response to COVID-19 for the time being. Permit reviews and all other usual duties will be delayed. 

Environmental health is the branch of public health concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment affecting human health. Our major programs in Pitkin County include wastewater treatment, food safety, air quality, disease prevention, and noise. For additional information on these programs, please click the links below. 

Air Quality

Food Safety


Schools and Child Care

Smuggler Superfund


Water Quality