Andrew Hoffman received a special award this past week at the 2010 Missouri Milk and Environmental Health Association Conference
He Received the Wilbur S Feagan Award. This award was named for Wilbur S Feagan in 1992 who received the first award. He originally wanted to recognize the front line sanitarians in cities,counties and state that carry the day to day duties of environmental health,education and disease prevention. Andrew Hoffman has been an Environmental Health Specialist for fourteen years for the Warren County Health Department. Andrew served on the MMFEHA board for ten years, holding various offices of Secretary,President Elect, President and Past President. Andrew received a special recognition award from MMFEHA and was a crucial member and meeting planner for two years that MMFEHA won the International Association for “Food Protection’s Best Affiliate Annual Meeting” Award. He also represented MMFEHA as a delegate at the annual NEHA meeting in Alaska. Andrew’s duties at the Warren County include enforcing the onsite sewage ordiance and food inspections. He is a member of the Health Advisory Board,LEPC Committee,Health Fair Committee, and the Safety Committee.
Sewage and Septic Inspections Proper on-site sewage treatment should be safe to the environment and to the community. Regular inspections ensure that systems are installed correctly. All new construction and major repairs of on-site sewage systems require permits.
Food and Lodging Inspections Public Health Officials help maintain sanitary standards through inspection of all food establishments and lodging in the community. Food establishment inspections are done a minimum of two times per year. Inspection reports are public record and published monthly in the Warrenton Journal and the Warren County Record. Lodging establishments are regulated through the State of Missouri and are inspected once per year.
Water Testing Test Kits for bacteriological water sampling of private water supplies are available only for pick up at our office Monday – Friday. Water samples not in the appropriate container will not be accepted. Samples cannot be transferred from one container to another. The cost of testing is $10.00 which will be billed to you by the state health lab. Homeowners collect their own samples and may choose to drop off their sample at our health office for courier pickup. Samples should be collected the morning of the day they are submitted. The package must be sealed and have the return label (provided with kit) fastened on the outside of the package. Samples are accepted for courier pick up at the Health Department Monday – Friday and must be dropped off before 11:00 am.
For more information contact: Andrew Hoffman 101 Mockingbird Lane, Ste 201, Warrenton MO, 63383 Phone: 636-456-7169 Fax: 636-456-0447. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org