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DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
BOARD OF HEALTH SUMMARY REPORT
June 2019

EH June 2019 summary:

Two mosquito techs were trained and orientated on duties and techniques for dip testing and aerial spotting.
Fly control efforts have begun in Frontier Park in anticipation of the 2019 CFD event.
The two new Environmental Health fees for proctoring and other consultation services were approved earlier by the Board and County Commissioners and by the City Council in June. The new fees will take effect July 1.
EH staff help setup, attended, participated in and broke down the joint State Bt and Laramie County PHRC during the June 11-12 CRC POD training exercise on a radiation exposure incident (improvised nuclear detonation) affecting Laramie County. EH were the boots on the ground and some victims in support of PHN's and FP nurses who were the medical staff in the CRC scenario.
The midway food stand utility pads have been installed in Frontier Park but there are 4 West of Stand B and 5 East of E Stand in the dry gulch area.
Multiple oil drill sites have been permitted for holding tanks in June.
We finished the year up in revenues and below anticipated expenses for the fiscal year.

The statistical form for monthly numbers is attached.

HOME LOAN / SEPTIC PROGRAM:

New loan inspections evaluated were ten (10).
Pre-Existing Loan inspections evaluated were twenty-nine (29), an increase in loans of eighteen (18) as compared to the same time frame in 2018.
Residential septic permits issued were fourteen (14).
Commercial septic permits issued were ten (10).
Repair septic permits issued were two (02), an increase of eleven (11) as compared to the same time frame in 2018.
Septic inspections were twelve (12), an increase of three (03) as compared to the same time frame in 2018.

ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT:

Plats, Subdivisions, Zone Changes and Variances Reviews:
Staff reviewed nine (09) Cheyenne and Laramie County Site Plans.

FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM:

Food Service Establishment Plan Reviews:

  • The Enchanted Bean
  • Walmart 1315 ( Remodel)
  • Bright Kids

Food Establishments - Opening/Closing:

Openings:

  • Mary's Mountain Cookies - 315 W Lincolnway
  • Munchin Moose Express - 5132 Redmond Rd
  • La Rosa Mobile #1 - 804 Central Ave

Closings:

  • Pinoy Grill Wy - 1124 Melody Ln
  • Neighborhood School (North) - 5801 Yellowstone Rd
  • Snowy Elk Coffee Co - 6819 Manhatten Dr
  • The Ridge Restaurant - 1820 Ridge Rd
  • Butchers Pantry - 108 Main St

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

Food Service Inspections:

Food Service Regular Inspections: 113 Total inspections were 127.
Itinerant (temporary) food service permits issued: 38. Issued for the year: 75.

Itinerant Inspections:

Day Care Inspections: 91.
School Food Service Inspections: 0.
Bed & Breakfast Inspections: 1.

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE INVESTIGATION:

Staff investigated (0) communicable disease reported cases.

SWIMMING POOLS:

Staff inspected Sixteen (16) swimming pools, spas, or similar installations in June.

CAMPGROUNDS:

Staff inspected One (1) campground facilities in the month of June.

MASSAGE & BODY ART:

Staff inspected One (1) body art establishment for the month of June. No new body artist was licensed in the month of June.

AGENCY MEETINGS:

  • Gary Hickman attended: State Epi (2) , City Council, BOH, BOH Budget, Co. Commissioners, Division Directors (3), Super day setup and take down (2) Local EH/ Dept of Ag meeting.
  • Roy Kroeger attended: Division Directors(3), NEHA AEC MTG, NEHA Finance Mtg, NEHA Officers Mtg, FDA PFP Training Cert Mtg, FDA Training Framework, CFD Dinner, Local EH/ Dept of Ag, FDA PFP Quarterly W/ Work Groups.
  • Jennifer Escobedo attended: Staff, Superday
  • Tiffany Gaertner attended: GIS Mtg w/ Jordan, GIS Tech, Radiological Tabletop, Staff
  • Kimberly Burgess attended: Staff, Superday
  • Shelby Reinert attended: Staff, Super Day
  • Josie Prince attended: Staff
  • Noel attended: Staff and Superday

STAFF DEVELOPMENT:

  • All staff attended Radiological Training on 06/11-06/12
  • Kimberly Burgess attended EHTER Training.
  • Gary Hickman conducted WNV Training at South High School.

FLY CONTROL:

Staff and techs have conducted 61.5 hours for fly control for Frontier Park in the month of June.

WATER:

Approximately (40) water samples were drawn for June. (33) were satisfactory. (07) were unsatisfactory.

WESTNILE VIRUS:

Two mosquito techs hired, trained and dip testing has begun. WNV aerial flights will begin 7/15/2019. This is a slight delay on start due to rainstorms and flooding waterways.

FIREWORKS:

No firework stands inspected for this month.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMPLAINT PROGRAMS:

Public Health Complaints:

13 Complaints Filed
02 Complaints Abated
01 Active & Pending
08 Inspected with No Further Action Taken
02 Referred to Other Agencies

Respectfully Submitted,

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