Directory of Aging Resources

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Vector Control Services - Environmental Health - Consumer Complaints
Vector Control Services: investigation and abatement of rat infestations; treatment for roaches in sewers; treatment for mosquitoes.  Also provides treatment for wasps and hornets at curbside trees only. Investigation of animal bites.  Inspection for number of cats and dogs. 

Rat Complaints and information should be referred to:  215-685-9000
Insect Control (treatment for mosquitoes):  215-685-9027
Animal Management (investigation of animal bites):  215-685-9010
Food Protection (inspection of food service facilities):  215-685-7494
Barber and Beauty Shops, Pools, Medical:  215-685-7343
Animal Control:  215-685-7343

Environmental Health Services: Inspection of nursing homes, boarding homes, day care centers, public swimming pools, barber and beauty shops. Investigation of incidents of improper disposal of medical waste; of waterborne and foodborne illnesses.  Environmental Health will also do home safety inspections and provide smoke detectors, nights lights and bath mats.  These items are only handed out as part of a safety inspection.

Mon to Fri, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Provided by:
Vector Control Services - Environmental Health
Vector Control Services - Environmental Health
Philadelphia Department of Public Health
111 W Hunting Park Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19140