Public Health and Safety
One of the aims of the Environmental Health Unit is to protect and promote the public health of the community.
The area of public health includes mosquito control, head lice, housing (investigation of hoarding and squalor), cooling towers, infectious diseases (including body piercing and beauty therapy) and swimming pools.
If you have any concerns regarding any of the above issues or require any further information, please contact one of Council's Environmental Health Officers on 8375 6600.
Please see the information sheets on head lice and mosquito control:
- Head Lice - Information Sheet General Information(84 kb)
- Head Lice - Treatment and Prevention Information Sheet(88 kb)
- Mosquito Control - Information Sheet(85 kb)
More information sheets can be found in this section, including an extensive collection of food poisoning information sheets.
Further information regarding public and environmental health can be obtained by visiting the Department of Health website or by visiting the following City of Marion website pages:
- Air Pollution
- Cooling towers and warm water systems
- Food safety and hygiene
- Grey Water
- Housing conditions
- Stormwater pollution
- Swimming pools - discharge of water
- Supported residential facilities
Alternatively, please contact:
City of Marion
Environmental Health Team
Phone: (08) 8375 6600
Fax: (08) 8375 6699
In person: 245 Sturt Road, Sturt SA 5047
Post: PO Box 21, Oaklands Park SA 5046