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DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
BOARD OF HEALTH SUMMARY REPORT
June, 2017

EH July 18, 2017 summary:

The 2017 West Nile Virus program has kicked off with mosquito techs dip testing in earnest. Biological control supplies were purchased for the aerial larvacide program with flights to begin July 10.

Fly control started on time June 2nd with Trap n Toss traps placed in Frontier Park.

The property conveyance program remains strong with a steady increase over last year. Oil wells are starting again slowly with several rigs drilling.

EH is in the 45 day comment period to complete change of the Massage Regulations. Another issue has surfaced which we will address in the current update in August.

The Division is gearing up for Cheyenne Frontier Days, County Fair and the Solar Eclipse.

We continue working with the County EMA and the State of Wyoming on the upcoming Solar Eclipse event, which is slated for August 21, 2017. We delivered Solar Eclipse Glasses to the Communities of Albin, Burns, and Pine Bluffs.

The statistical form for monthly numbers is attached.

HOME LOAN / SEPTIC PROGRAM:

New loan inspections evaluated were five (05).

Pre-Existing Loan inspections evaluated were twenty-one (21), an increase in loans of seven (07) as compared to the same time frame in 2016.

Residential septic permits issued were five (05).

Commercial septic permits issued were zero (00).

Repair septic permits issued were four (04), a decrease of four (04) as compared to the same time frame in 2016.

Septic inspections were fifteen (15), an increase of nineteen (19) as compared to the same time frame in 2016.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT:

Plats, Subdivisions, Zone Changes and Variances Reviews:
Staff reviewed ten (10) Cheyenne and Laramie County Site Plans.

FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:

Food Service Establishment Plan Reviews:

  • Dad's Café and Catering
  • The Downtown Hub
  • The Redwood Bar & Lounge
  • On the Hook Fish and Chip
  • DanielMark's Hum-Dinger

Food Establishments – Opening/Closing:

Openings:

  • Ice Cream Snack Shack-5408 Independence Dr
  • World of Wonder Child Care-3406 Holmes St
  • Carla's Daycare-2842 Olive Dr
  • Bright Kids LC Cheyenne (2)-2422 Seymour Ave
  • Sowing Seeds-4766 Windmill Rd
  • On the Hook Fish & Chip-3209 C Soldier Springs, Laramie
  • Taco John's-3407 E Pershing
  • Topper's Pizza-415 W 17th St Ste 180
  • Cheyenne Candy Store-307 1/2 W Lincolnway
  • Le Café-309 W 20th St
  • Space Cadets-909 Campbell Ave
  • The Redwood Bar & Lounge-2105 E Lincolnway
  • The Downtown Hub-1720 Capitol Ave

Closings:

  • Colleen's Kiddy Care Inc-1816 E 17th St
  • Diana's Daycare-124 Kay Ave
  • Taco John's #1001-3411 E Pershing
  • Karla's Home Day Care-4708 Greybull Ave
  • Carla's Daycare-4732 Greybull Ave
  • World of Wonder Child Care-3406 Holmes St
  • Kerry's Playschool #1-2422 Seymour Ave
  • Cool-N-Tasty-3829 Greenway St
  • Le Café-309 W 20th St
  • Kabob King-719 Artesian Rd

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

Food Service Inspections:

Food Service Regular Inspections: 135. Total inspections were 318.
Itinerant (temporary) food service permits issued: 37. Issued for the year: 95
Itinerant Inspections: 15
Day Care Inspections: 8
School Food Service Inspections: 1
Bed & Breakfast Inspections: 2

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INVESTIGATION:

Staff investigated (5) communicable disease reported cases.

SWIMMING POOLS:

Staff inspected twenty-six (26) swimming pools, spas, or similar installations in June.

PLAGUE:

Plague article sent to WTE as a PSA.

CAMPGROUNDS:

Permanent campgrounds inspected were four (4), and three (3) temporary campgrounds were permitted

MASSAGE & BODY ART:

Staff inspected two (2) massage & two (2) body art establishments for the month of June. Three (3) massage therapists were licensed in the month of June.

AGENCY MEETINGS:

  • Gary Hickman attended: Staff (3), State EPI (4), BOH (1), Department Directors (2), Division Directors (2), Water & Wastewater Task Force (1), City Clerk (1), Mayoral Staff (1)
  • Roy Kroeger attended: FDA PFP Governing Council (1), Staff (3), Cheyenne Housing Authority (1), Division Directors (3), NEHA AEC (2), NEHA Finance (1)
  • Jennifer Escobedo attended: Staff (3), City meeting (1), City Clerk Rules change meeting (1)
  • Tiffany Gaertner attended: Staff, GIS, Cheyenne Hills Preschool meeting
  • Kimberly Burgess attended: Staff (3), City meeting (1))
  • Sarah Cook attended: Staff (3), Superday meeting (1)
  • Josie Prince attended: Staff (3)

TRAINING:

  • None to report this month.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT:

  • Gary Hickman attended the CFD meeting for the security column, Strategic Planning, and CHO meeting CLCHD
  • Roy Kroeger participated in the NACCHO Webinar on FDA Standard 9.

WATER:
Approximately (51) water samples were drawn for June. (40) were satisfactory. (11) were unsatisfactory.

WESTNILE VIRUS:

Mosquito tech training, and supply orders for aerial applications.

FIREWORKS:

No firework stands inspected for this month.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMPLAINT PROGRAMS:

Public Health Complaints:

19 Complaints Filed

02 Complaints Abated

05 Active & Pending

10 Inspected with No Further Action Taken

00 Referred to Other Agencies

 
Respectfully Submitted,

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