McHenry County Department of Health - Environmental Health
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Environmental health is defined as "the discipline that focuses on the health interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters a safe and healthful environment." (NACCHO)

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The Environmental Health Programs serve to prevent disease and improve the quality of life in McHenry County.  This is accomplished through public education and the enforcement of applicable environmental public health regulations.

 Applications & Forms
 Fee Schedules
 Food Protection Program
 Adoption of the New Illinois Food Code
 Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (Septic Systems)
 Groundwater Protection/Contamination
 Private Water Supply
 Laboratory Services (Drinking & Surface Water Analysis)
 Public Beaches
 Nuisance Control (Indoor Air Quality, Vectors, Open Burning)
 Solid Waste Program
 Flood Related Information
 Public Documents
 Environmental Health Advisory Committee
 Environmental Health Ordinances
 Freedom of Information (FOIA) Requests

Lake Killarney Complaint Report, August 17, 2017 
Lake Killarney Water Sample Reports


Proposed Changes to Articles I-V of the Public Health Ordinance

The documents listed below are draft proposals for revision to Articles I, II, III, IV and V of the Public Health Ordinance. Comments on these proposed changes are appreciated. Comments may be submitted to the Division of Environmental Health at 815-334-4585 or via email:

Article I- General Provisions-(Proposed Revisions)
Article II-Public Health Nuisance-(Proposed Revisions)
Article III- Food- (Proposed Revision)
Article IV-Wastewater and Sewage Treatment and Disposal-(Proposed Revisions)
Article V-Private, Semi-Private, Closed Loop and Non-Community Water Supplies- (Proposed Revisions)
Summary of Proposed Changes for Articles I-V


Division of Environmental Health
667 Ware Rd, Suite 110
Woodstock, IL  60098
Phone: 815.334.4585
Fax: 815.334.4637
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Name Title Phone Email
Patricia M. Nomm Director of Environmental Health 815-334-4591
Jeffrey D. Levato Field Staff Supervisor 815-334-4590
Kristy Hecke Field Staff Supervisor 815-334-4833
Michael A. Amaya Environmental Health Practitioner
Emily M. Anderson Environmental Health Practitioner 815-334-0123
Lynn M. Bartlett Office Assistant II 815-334-4581
Zachary Bauke Environmental Health Practitioner 815-334-4588
Kelli M. Boeckmann Solid Waste Program Manager 815-334-4593
Rachel M. Castillo Environmental Health Practitioner
Heather M. Dahlquist
Office Assistant II 815-334-4598
Armin Dizdarevic
Environmental Health Practitioner  815-334-0110 
Sabrina Hernandez Environmental Health Practitioner 
Pam J. Herreid Office Assistant II 815-334-4582
Chloe A. Hunt Environmental Health Practitioner 815-334-0138
Connie R. Jensen Environmental Health Practitioner
Joanne B. Johnson Office Assistant II 815-334-4598
Sherri S. Jones Environmental Health Practitioner
Vandit D. Majmundar Environmental Health Practitioner   815-334-0120
Alicia M. Milam Environmental Health Practitioner  815-334-4014
Christine T. Miller Food Program Coordinator 815-334-4587
Charlie T. Oliver Potable Water/Private Sewage Coordinator 815-334-4836
Janet C. Rustile Admin Specialist II
Miriam Vega Environmental Health Practitioner 815-334-0126 
Kathleen M. Walkington Potable Water Program Specialist 815-334-4085