Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services Brunswick, Halifax, and Mecklenburg Counties

The Southside Health District provides environmental services and education to assess and monitor environmental factors that can potentially affect our health. The Environmental Health team provide services in many program areas including permitting and inspecting of food establishments, tourist establishments, onsite sewage systems, and private wells. We investigate animal bites/rabies exposures and general environmental complaints. The Environmental Health staff also works to provide health education, oversight and information in a wide variety of other programs to the community.  Click on the following links to learn more about our various environmental health topics and resources.

Environmental Health Programs

Migrant Labor Camps

Summer Camps

Hotel Permitting / Inspection

Campground Inspection

Onsite Program (Well and Septic)

Restaurant Inspections & Food Safety

Jail Inspections

Rabies Program

Restaurant Inspection Reports




In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Environmental Health (EH) program at the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will be limiting services and temporarily changing the way we do business. <SEE MORE>

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