Friday, April 03, 2020
     

KANSAS GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY'S EXECUTVE ORDER 20-16  Statewide "stay home" order unless performing an essential activity (read the order for details)

MARION COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE:  1st Confirmed Positive Case in Marion County

Information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Marion County Health Department.

 
THE MARION COUNTY COURTHOUSE IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED  to public walk-in traffic

PUBLIC ATTENDANCE OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETINGS BY TELECOMMUNICATION ONLY.  Pursuant to KS Governor Order 20-16, in-person attendance at the County Commission meetings will not be allowed at this time.  We encourage attendance by telecommunication which also allows public interaction.
To join the County Commission meetings from your computer, tablet or smartphone, go to https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/639484901 or by phone dial 1-866-899-4679.  The access code is 639-484-901#.

Please contact individual County offices directly for any questions or assistance.

MARION COUNTY

SANITATION/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

DEPARTMENT

203 S. Third St.  
Marion, Kansas  66861

Phone: 620-382-2945

 
                                                             

Office Hours:  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (Closed Noon-1:00pm)

                                                           *Hours may vary. Please call ahead to ensure availability of staff

Duties and Responsibilities of the Sanitation/Environmental Health Department are to provide enforcement of public health laws, regulations, and environmental codes; provide consultation and permits for water wells and sewage disposal; investiation of public health complaints and records maintenance.

Functions include:

Water Screening:  The Marion County Environmental Health Dept. offers water screening for private water supplies.  The water screen includes:  nitrates, coliform bacterial & E.coli bacteria.  The cost for a water screen is $20.00.

Field Inspections:  The Marion County Environmental Health Dept. can conduct field inspections of private water supply and wastewater systems for real estate purchase purposes.  Field inspections evaluate health risks and violations of current state and/or local regulations.  The cost of a field inspection is $100.00 (or $50.00 each), $20.00 for re-inspection trip.