About Us

The Environmental Health office offers many programs to help protect and improve the public health of Johnston County through the enforcement of state rules and regulations. The division also offers many educational opportunities and public information meetings. The programs regulated by this office include:

    • Food service establishments
    • On-site Septic Systems
    • Private drinking water wells
    • Public swimming pools and spas
    • Child care centers
    • Public and private schools
    • Tattoo establishments
    • Lodging establishments
    • Residential and primitive camps
    • Hospitals
    • Nursing homes and other institutions

Other services offered by this section include:

    • Children's lead poisoning prevention and investigations
    • Methamphetamine lab decontamination
    • Investigation of smoking complaints


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Page last updated:  December 11, 2023

Todd Ramsey


309 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

Phone: (919) 989-5180
Fax: (919) 989-5190

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(except holidays)

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Johnston County Environmental Health is an Accredited Health Department

No Smoking Indoors picture Call 1-800-662-7030, www.smokefree.nc.gov