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DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
BOARD OF HEALTH SUMMARY REPORT
July 2018

EH July 2018 summary:

EH completed working on a position description and work load revamping scenario to rework inspector assignments and duties in anticipation of our new inspector hire. We have run appropriate media ads and have received several applications.

Mosquito techs have completed two months of dip testing and one aerial larvacide application cycle, for 2018. Aerial application was completed in two (2) days with larger plane and flying out of Cheyenne. Our second round of flights is anticipated to take the same amount of time as the first round.

Mosquito light traps were purchased with set up in the field at the end of July.

Rural property conveyance and residential and commercial septic programs remain strong with a continued slight uptick in commercial septic permit applications focusing on oil exploration.

Cheyenne Frontier Days has come and gone and is outlined in greater detail in another follow up report.

CFD fly control in full swing with Trap n Toss containers set, Nematode spray completed, parasitic wasp dispersal begun and routine refill and sticky tube dispersal to food stands.

HOME LOAN / SEPTIC PROGRAM:

New loan inspections evaluated were two (02).
Pre-Existing Loan inspections evaluated were twenty-one (21), a decrease in loans of eighteen (18) as compared to the same time frame in 2017.
Residential septic permits issued were seventeen (17).
Commercial septic permits issued were zero (00).
Repair septic permits issued were one (01), an increase of twenty-five (25) as compared to the same time frame in 2017.
Septic inspections were twenty (20), a decrease of four (04) compared to the same time frame in 2017.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT:

Plats, Subdivisions, Zone Changes and Variances Reviews:
Staff reviewed six (06) Cheyenne and Laramie County Site Plans.

FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:

Food Service Establishment Plan Reviews:

  • Laramie/County Fair-Archer Events Facility
  • Cry Baby's Ice Cream
  • Laramie County Headstart
  • Bright Kids Learning Center

Food Establishments - Opening/Closing:

Openings:

  • Capitol Cuisine
  • Coleen's Kiddie Care
  • Jolly Tots
  • Ice Cream Snack Shack

Closings:

  • Spooners

 

******All closings were due to a change in ownership or voluntary closures ******

Food Service Inspections:

Food Service Regular Inspections: 10 Total inspections were 344.
Itinerant (temporary) food service permits issued: 92. Issued for the year: 152.

Itinerant Inspections: 1.

Day Care Inspections: 4.
School Food Service Inspections: 01.
Bed & Breakfast Inspections: 02.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INVESTIGATION:

Staff investigated (01) communicable disease reported cases.

SWIMMING POOLS:

Staff inspected three (03) swimming pools, spas, or similar installations in July.

CAMPGROUNDS:

Staff inspected (0) campground facilities in the month of July.

MASSAGE & BODY ART:

Staff inspected one (01) massage establishment and (02) body art establishments for the month of July. Two (02) new body artists was licensed in the month of July.

AGENCY MEETINGS:

  • Gary Hickman attended: Staff (4), State EPI (5), Division Directors (2), CFD STI (1), City Finance (1), County Comm Agenda (2), City Council (1), County Comm (1), County FD (1), County Planning (1), New Employee (1), CFD Media (1), CFD Hotwash (1)
  • Roy Kroeger attended: Staff (4), FDA PFP Mtg (1), Division Directors (3), New Employee Mtg (1), NEHA AEC Committee (1), NEHA Officers Mtg (2), Emergency Management CFD (1), CFD Meeting for Media (1), CFD Wrap Up (1)
  • Jennifer Escobedo attended: Staff (4), New Inspector Mtg (1), CFD Loretta Mtg (1), CFD Wrap Up (1),
  • Tiffany Gaertner attended: Staff (4), New Inspector Mtg (1), GIS (1)
  • Kimberly Burgess attended: Staff (4), CFD Wrap Up (1), City Mtg (1)
  • Shelby Reinert attended: Staff (4), CFD Wrap Up (1),
  • Josie Prince attended: Staff (4), CFD Wrap Up (1),

STAFF DEVELOPMENT:

  • Gary Hickman attended: CFD Food Training, Comea Shelter MRU Setup & Take Down
  • Roy Kroeger attended: CFD Food Mtg/Training, Card Reader Training
  • Jennifer Escobedo attended: CFD Training, Card Reader Training
  • Tiffany Gaertner attended: CFD Food Mtg/Training, Card Reader Training
  • Kimberly Burgess attended: CFD Food Mtg/Training
  • Shelby Reinert attended: CFD Food Mtg/Training, Card Reader Training
  • Josie Prince attended: CFD Food Mtg/Training, Card Reader Training

WATER:
Approximately (72) water samples were drawn for July. (63) were satisfactory. (09) were unsatisfactory.

WESTNILE VIRUS:

No human cases of WNV reported to date.

FIREWORKS:

No firework stands inspected for this month.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMPLAINT PROGRAMS:

Public Health Complaints:

15 Complaints Filed
0 Complaints Abated
3 Active & Pending
11 Inspected with No Further Action Taken
1 Referred to Other Agencies

Respectfully Submitted,

Gary M. Hickman, Director
Division of Environmental Health
Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department