Public Health Sanitation - Public Health Region 8


The purpose of the Public Health Sanitation Program is to protect the physical and environmental health of the citizens of Texas. 


The Public Health Sanitation program provides the following services:

  • Investigates general sanitation complaints, including public health nuisances and vector control issues
  • Investigate complaint at public lodging (hotels and motels including public pools
  • Inspects licensed facilities such as youth camps (including playgrounds, pools, and food services)
  • Inspects school food service operations (twice annually per school)
  • On request, inspects playgrounds at government-owned facilities
  • On request, inspects mass gatherings




County Assignments 

  Genevieve Guerrero, RS  210-501-5261  Dimmit, Frio, LaSalle, Medina*
  Carlos Mora, RS  512-963-7213  Bandera*, Comal*, Kerr*, Real*
  Ruth Murray, RS   210-216-6810  Atascosa*, Goliad*, Gonzales*, Guadalupe*, Karnes*, Lavaca*, Jackson*
  Maricela Zamarripa, RS  210-487-0962  Edwards*, Kinney*, Maverick*, Zavala*

* Local inspectors conduct inspections in one or more municipalities in the County. For more information contact the Region 8 sanitarian. General Sanitation examples: flies, septic systems, trash, mosquito 

Region 8 counties not included in the above table have local inspectors who conduct all public health sanitation inspections.

Additional Resources

For more information about the following public health sanitation topics, please click on the links below: