Community & 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 Safety & Inspections
  • Child Care Facility Safety & Inspections
  • Public Swimming Pool Safety & Inspections
  • Health Policy and Promotion
  • Land-based Programs: septic system survey, drinking water monitoring, solid waste landfills

  • Environmental Health Division Administrator

    Rob Howarth


    Office Services Supervisor

    Jenene Hester


    Food, Child Care & Swimming Pool Programs


    Program Manager

    Tom Schmalz

    208-327-8587 | Cell 208-869-9480

    Water and Wastewater, Septic System Services, Solid Waste, Land Development


    Program Manager

    Mike Reno

    208-327-8522 | Cell 208-869-9144