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Environmental Health January 2021 summary:

The Wyoming DEQ WYPEDS report and P4 report were completed and submitted in January. Both were due in February. Environmental Health submitted the end of the year Emergency Insect Management Grant final report the first week of January.
Environmental Health continued to assist in the planning of Covid related activities such as vaccine clinics. Staff followed up on numerous complaints throughout the community.
Draft budgets were prepared and submitted to Administration. The budgets must be reviewed by the Board in February and submitted to the city by March 5th.
Well and septic inspections we similar to the start of 2020, however, oil and gas activities are at a slower pace than at this time last year.
Environmental Health related legislation was minimal through the virtual session. The full session is slated to start on March 1st with a bill limiting the time that public health orders can stand without legislative approval to 15 days (HB0056).
The statistical form for monthly numbers is attached.


BOARD OF HEALTH SUMMARY REPORT
January 2021

EH January 2021 summary:

HOME LOAN / SEPTIC PROGRAM:

Well and septic inspections evaluated were sixteen (16), an increase in loans of three (3) as compared to the same period in 2020.
Residential septic permits issued were (16).
Commercial septic permits issued were (0).
Repair septic permits issued were one (1), an increase of one (1) as compared to the same period in 2020.
Septic inspections were seventeen (17), an increase of seven (7) as compared to the same period in 2020.

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:

  • Capitol Theatre
  • Ziggi’s Coffee
  • Browphoria
  • Dominos- Yellowstone

Food Establishments - Opening/Closing:

Openings:

  • DT’s Package Liquor & Bar - 2121 E Lincolnway
  • DT’s Liquor & Tuskers Bar - 3310 Ridge Road
  • Dillinger’s - 1601 Central Ave

Closings:

  • Homespun Creations - 419 Randall Ave.
  • Frontier Nutrition - 2112 Evans Ave.
  • Ruppert’s Rugrats - 950 Hillcrest Road
  • Poor Richards - 2233 E Lincolnway
  • Luxury Diner - 1401 W Lincolnway
  • DT’s Package Liquor & Lounge - 2121 E Lincolnway
  • Tusker Bar & Liquor Mart - 3310 Ridge Road
  • Big Apple Bagels - 5410 Yellowstone Road
  • Cry Babies - 1258 W Jefferson Road
  • Jumpin Jack’s LLC - 611 Crook Ave.
  • YMCA Summer Program - 1426 E Lincolnway

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

Food Service Inspections:

Food Service Regular Inspections: 31. Total inspections were 31.
Itinerant (temporary) food service permits issued: 5. Issued for the year: 5.
Itinerant Inspections: 0.
Day Care Inspections: 0.
School Food Service Inspections: 2.
Bed & Breakfast Inspections: 0.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INVESTIGATION:

Staff investigated (0) communicable disease reported cases.

SWIMMING POOLS:

Staff inspected three (3) swimming pools, spas, or similar installations in February.

CAMPGROUNDS:

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

MASSAGE & BODY ART:

Staff inspected one (1) body art establishment for the month of February. One (1) new body artist was licensed in the month of February.

AGENCY MEETINGS:

  • Roy Kroeger attended: Staff (2), Leadership Team (3), Board of Health, Vaccine Meetings (4), EOP Meetings (2), NEHA Officer (2), NEHA Aec, NEHA Finance, EMA/Health Storage Building, FDA Flex Funding, WEHA Policy and Bylaws, ERT, Suicide Prevention (2), LCCP Housing, FDA PFP.
  • Jennifer Escobedo attended: Staff (2), EOC (4), EPI Rounds (3), ERt, Budget Meeting, WFSC Meeting, All Staff Meeting (2).
  • Tiffany Gaertner attended: Staff Meeting (2), GIS Tech Meeting, WFSC Board Meeting, Department Zoom Meeting (2), Budget Meeting, ERT.
  • Kimberly Burgess attended: Staff (2), All Staff Meeting (2), ERT.
  • Shelby Reinert did not attend any meetings for the month of January.
  • Josie Prince attended: Staff, All Staff Meeting (2), ERT.
  • Noel Udell attended: Staff (2), Department Zoom Meeting (2), ERT.
  • Keyla Segura attended: Staff (2), All Staff (2).

STAFF DEVELOPMENT:
Roy Kroeger and Tiffany Gaertner attended Generator Training.
Tiffany Gaertner attended After the Storm Vector Considerations, A Framework for Racial Equity and GIS Health Equity.

WATER:
Approximately (55) water samples were drawn for February. (48) were satisfactory. (7) 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:

2 Complaints Filed
0 Complaints Abated
2 Active & Pending
0 Inspected with No Further Action Taken
0 Referred to Other Agencies

Respectfully Submitted,

Roy Kroeger, Director
Division of Environmental Health
Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department