Environmental Health

Division of Community and Environmental Health


CDHD’s Division of Community and Environmental Health encompasses a broad range of programs that focus on creating and maintaining healthy environments through monitoring, education, outreach and evaluating opportunities for positive healthy change in our communities.

The following programs make up this division:

  • Public health Preparedness
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Food Establishment Inspections
  • Child Care Facility Inspections
  • Public Swimming Pool Inspections
  • Health Promotion and Policy
  • Land-based Programs (septic system survey, drinking water monitoring, solid waste landfills)


Environmental Health Contacts


Ada and Boise Counties

707 N. Armstrong Place, Boise

208-327-7499


Elmore County

520 E. 8th Street N, Mountain Home

208-587-9225


Valley County

703 North 1st, McCall

208-634-7194



Program Areas


Email Environmental Health


Environmental Health Division Director 

Rob Howarth

208-327-8520


Office Services Supervisor

Jenene Hester

208-327-8531


No contacts to show at this time.


Food

Email Food


Program Manager

Tom Schmalz

208-327-8587
Cell 208-869-9480


No contacts to show at this time.


Water and Wastewater

Email Water & Wastewater


Program Manager

Mike Reno

208-327-8522
Cell 208-869-9144


No contacts to show at this time.


Septic System Services

Email Septic System Services


Program Manager

Mike Reno

208-327-8522
Cell 208-869-9144


No contacts to show at this time.


Child Care

Email Child Care


Program Manager

Tom Schmalz

208-327-8587
Cell 208-869-9480


No contacts to show at this time.


Swimming Pools

Email Swimming Pools


Program Manager

Tom Schmalz

208-327-8587
Cell 208-869-9480


No contacts to show at this time.


Solid Waste

Email Solid Waste


Program Manager

Mike Reno

208-327-8522
Cell 208-869-9144


No contacts to show at this time.


Land Development

Email Land Development


Program Manager

Mike Reno

208-327-8522
Cell 208-869-9144


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