Health And Code Enforcement
The Health & Code Enforcement Department is charged with the enforcement of the Environmental and Health Code within the city limits of the City of Los Fresnos.
Comprised of Health Inspectors, Code Enforcement Officers, and Administrative Staff, the Health & Code Enforcement Department’s mission is to protect and promote the Health, Safety, and Well being of all citizens. We strive to ensure safe food for the public, an environment free of hazards and illegal solid wastes, vibrant neighborhoods, and to promote sound environmental practices and procedures. We carry our mission efficiently, effectively, and professionally with respect and dedication to all citizens.
Environmental Health Specialists are charged with overseeing the safety of the City of Los Fresnos’s food establishments, cafeterias, food trucks and any establishment or event that sells food to the general public. Environmental Health Specialist is commonly known as “Health Inspectors”, and they conduct food safety inspections as well as educational activities within the city.
Code Enforcement Officers are the primary contact for land use complaints and are responsible for enforcing city ordinances. Code Enforcement provides a safe community, vibrant neighborhoods, and promotes a healthy environment for our citizens and visitors. Code Enforcement also helps the public understand their rights and obligations, as well as working with other government agencies to promote community goals.
WHAT WE KNOW
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- Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects.
- There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.
- Local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in the continental United States. Learn more