Environmental Health

Andrew Gedeon, RS, Director
740.354.8910
andrew.gedeon@portsmouthoh.org

Louis Berger, RS, Registered Sanitarian
Wendy Payton, Animal Control Officer/Code Enforcement Officer
Melissa Spence, Registrar/Payroll Clerk
Helen Trapp, Receptionist/Billing Clerk/Deputy Registrar

The Environmental Health Division is responsible for safeguarding the health and welfare of the public. This includes but is not limited to food service and retail food establishment inspections, swimming pool inspections, school inspections, other state mandated inspections, animal control, solid waste/housing/nuisance complaint abatement, the issuance of birth and death certificates and burial permits.