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Inclement Weather Information

In case of bad weather, make sure the Health & Nutrition Center is open.

08/12/16 - 08/31/16
August is Immunization Awareness Month!

SCHNC will be hosting an event for local superheroes to raise awareness about childhood immunizations. For more information, Click here! For more information in Spanish, click here!   

09/06/16 - 09/25/16
Strolling for Breastfeeding

Raise Awareness and Support Breastfeeding in the Community! For more information, click here!  For information in spanish, click here! 


Environmental Health Division


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Food, Lodging and Institutional Sanitation

This program provides the permitting and inspections of food, lodging and institutional establishments in Surry County.

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On-Site Water Protection

This program provides a number of services, including the design and inspection of wastewater disposal systems, inspections of existing systems for the purpose of new construction, and investigations of complaints.

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Well Program

Any time that a water well is drilled in Surry County, a permit is needed. This program covers the permitting, inspection, and sampling of newly constructed wells. Water sampling is also available for existing wells.

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Child Care

This program inspects and provides sanitation ratings for daycare facilities and school buildings in Surry County.

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

This program conducts investigations of homes and facilities associated with elevated blood levels in children.

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Public Swimming Pools

This program provides the permitting and inspections of public swimming pools and spas in Surry County.

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Tattoo and Permanent Make-up

This program provides the permitting and inspections of tatto establishments and the tattoo artists in Surry County.

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Complaints, Questions, and Concerns

If you would like to register a complaint or if you have any questions at all, please call us at (336) 401-8325. The best time to reach an inspector is in the mornings between 8:15-9:00 am; but you can always leave a message. We take all complaints seriously - even anonymous complaints - and we will investigate each complaint appropriately.