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PO Box 939
La Marque, TX 77568

Environmental Health Services
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Phone: 409.938.2411
Fax: 409.938.2271

The Office of Environmental Health Services is responsible for several community health programs that affect many aspects of community life.

  • The Animal Services Division provides animal and rabies control services including licensing of cats and dogs, investigating bite incidents and other animal related complaints, and enforcing leash laws. The Animal Resource Center provides animal adoption services and shelters impounded animals.
  • The Public Health Lab maintains the Environmental Lab, a Wastewater Lab, and operates the Health District's Air and Water Pollution Chemical Laboratory.

 

 

 

Mission Statement
In order to facilitate the development and maintenance of conditions in which people can be healthy within the Galveston County Health District, the Environmental and Consumer Health Division will: 1) educate the community as to what are considered good public health practices, and 2) enforce public health statutes and regulations as needed to maintain a healthy community.