Division of Environmental Health

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Marie Carbonara, Division of Environmental Health Administrator

The Division of Environmental Health is responsible for the prevention of human injury and illness, the promotion of a healthy environment and protect our community from environmental hazards. Our department prevents, minimizes and contains adverse health events and conditions resulting from communicable disease like food, water, vector borne outbreaks, chronic disease, environmental hazards, injuries and health disparities. We ensure compliance with existing local and state public health and environmental codes, regulations and policies by conducting inspections, and providing assistance to individuals, businesses and groups. In addition, we coordinate responses to public complaints and inquiries on environmental or public health matters within Delaware County.

Environmental Health Codes:

Delaware County Health Codes

PA Food Code

PA Act 537 - Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act

PA Bathing Code

Environmental Health Programs and Services:

DCHD Environmental Health license, registration, and permit information

DCHD - Environmental Health Regional Supervisor Map

Mosquito/West Nile:

Mosquito/West Nile: General DCHD Information

DCHD Mosquito/West Nile spraying and treatment alerts

Food Safety Inspections

DCHD Inspections, after August 10, 2022 and ongoing

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and DCHD Inspections, up through August 10, 2022

Animal Bites to Humans:

Animal Bites to Humans: General DCHD Information

DCHD Human Exposure to Rabies Report Form in PDF

Rabies - CDC


For more information and assistance, the Delaware County Health Department Wellness Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In addition to responding to phone calls, the Wellness Line also responds to email inquiries.

Phone: (484) 276-2100 (Available 24/7)
Email: DelcoWellness@co.delaware.pa.us


Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000
  • webmaster@co.delaware.pa.us

About Delaware County

Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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