About the Environmental Health Division


The Cortland County Environmental Health Division is a county agency that is committed to protecting and enhancing Public Health through the judicious management of environmental factors.


Healthy People in a Healthy Environment



The staff of the Cortland County Environmental Health Division is dedicated to assuring the safety and protection of the people in our community. We keep close to our hearts that we are part of a team that helps prevent the spread of disease, protects the public from environmental exposures, helps prevent injuries, and aids in the response to emergency incidents and disasters.

Public Service

We believe in public service. We perform our duties to benefit the welfare of our community. We are here to help you. We want to be the "local face" or presence that people turn to for environmental health issues.


We value honesty and carry out our duties with integrity. We provide consistent and fair services to maintain the public's trust.


We believe that every individual deserves to be treated with respect and dignity.


We strive for excellence and will exercise foresight in carrying out our responsibilities. We want to not only to do things right, but also do what is right.