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Division of Environmental Health Services
The Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is dedicated to improving the quality of life by protecting public health, promoting
safety and preventing environmental hazards so those who reside, visit and invest can prosper and achieve well-being.
In the aftermath of a fire, the state of your facilities may have been negatively affected. Prior to re-entry,your facilities must return to a level that meets regulatory requirements. If your facility is affected by fire ash, smoke, or fire suppression chemicals, please see the flyer below.
Click here to view Re-entry Checklist for Facilities
The following information is for Community Food Producers including but not limited to culinary gardens, community gardens, personal gardens, school gardens and egg producers that supply produce/eggs to food operations regulated by DEHS or directly to the public. The purpose of these guidelines is to help minimize microbial food safety hazards for fresh produce. By using Best Management Practices (BMPs) for California Small Farm Food Safety as described by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), operators will reduce microbial hazards for the produce that are grown, prepared and sold. All Community Food Producers are required to complete the Community Food Producer Registration Form below and return to DEHS.
Community Food Producer Registration Form
Click Here to View General Guidelines for Food Producers
Community Food Production - Frequently Asked Questions
DEHS is looking to hire Public Service Employees for the Mosquito and Vector Control Program. Please see the job announcement below for more information.
PSE for Mosquito and Vector Control Program Job Announcement