The Northeast Texas Public Health District provides Environmental Health Programs that are conducted by Registered Sanitarians and Environmental Health Technicians. NET Health evaluates, investigates and educates our business operators, residents and visitors about the following services:
Permits & Inspections. Smith County food establishments are inspected to oversee safe food-handling practices, including proper hygiene, contamination prevention, safe food preparation and food storage techniques to prevent food-borne illnesses.
Training & Certification. Classes are offered monthly to the food managers and food workers of permitted establishments to promote safe food operations and food service to consumers.
Permits & Inspections. Smith County commercial pools are inspected for water clarity and cleanliness, proper sanitation levels and proper prevention of drowning hazards to ensure public safety of our public.
Training & Certification. Classes are offered annually for pool operators to maintain proper chemistry and maintenance of the pool facilities they oversee.
Inspections are conducted upon request for many licensed Smith County facilities such as daycare centers, group homes, foster homes, half-way houses, boarding homes and residential treatment centers are inspected to ensure that they meet and maintain the required standards of sanitation, safety and communicable disease control.
Investigation of public nuisances and health complaints. On-site investigations regarding conditions that may be a disease transmission point to people in a public setting are conducted to prevent the spread of disease throughout the community.
To report public health issues. Call the Environmental Health Office at:
A Telephone agent is available to answer and return calls Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM