Public Health policy remains an important priority of the Board of Commissioners. The mission of the Health Department is to serve the residents of springfield Township through the administration and enforcement of regulatory ordinances adopted by the Board of Commissioners to assure the health, safety, and welfare of our community.
Susan Warner, Health Officer is responsible for inspecting and approving licenses for all eating and drinking establishments, retail food stores, public and parochial schools and public swimming pools in the township. The Health Officer provides food safety training to food handlers by conducting in service or instruction during on site inspections.
Additionally, the office investigates complaints relating to health and sanitation, animal bites and complaints, nuisance complaints, foreign substance in waterways, rodent infestation and unhealthy or unsanitary conditions in public facilities or private residences.
The following is a partial list of Ordinances frequently referenced by the Health Office, they all involve common sense, and more importantly, being considerate of your neighbor:
I enjoy working with the community and appreciate your feedback and suggestions on any health related concerns. If you would like to invite the Health Officer Susan Warner to your school or organization, please contact her at 610-544-1300, ext. 132..