Animal Ordinance Video
If you have ever wondered why the City of Wichita Falls has ordinances regarding livestock and fowl permits in the city limits, this video should answer those questions. Ordinances are in place to protect the health, safety, comfort, and welfare of the citizens and animals of our city. Keep watching to learn more.
- Health & Wellness (Previously Nursing: Clinical Services, Immunizations, Health/Wellness Programs, COVID-19, etc.)
- WIC (Women, Infants, and Children: Breastfeeding Support, Nutritious Foods Education, WIC Food Card, etc.)
- Environmental Health (Food, Aquatic Facilities, Lodging, Body Art, OSSF, Vector/Mosquito Control, etc.)
- Animal Services (Located on Hatton Rd.: Animal Adoptions, Animal Shelter, Animal Control)
- Laboratory (Supports Health District Testing needs, Well Water Testing)
- Vital Statistics (Birth and Death Certificates)
Some fees for Animal Services, Environmental Health, and the Lab will increase on October 5, 2023.
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REPORTABLE AND NOTIFIABLE DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
It is vital that the Health Department is notified of suspected or diagnosed cases of a disease classified as a “Reportable Communicable Disease” or “Notifiable Condition.” Information on reporting can be found in this website's Communicable Disease and Disease Reporting section.
WICHITA FALLS WICHITA COUNTY SMOKING ORDINANCE
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Tobacco retailers are now under new guidelines as the FDA regulates
e-cigarettes as of August 8th, 2016!
Press Release Aug. 19, 2016
For full rules, please refer to FDA’s website at http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/RulesRegulationsGuidance/ucm394909.htm.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement about the federal minimum purchase age of tobacco products. Read the full statement here:
The Model Tobacco-Free Campus Policy is a template that is intended to assist and guide a business that is interested in modifying its current tobacco policy to keep current with social norms, meet federal, state, or local mandates, and bring down the cost of providing health insurance, or to improve the productivity and general health of their employees. To make the document a real and important asset to the business, it is available in electronic format from the Wichita County Tobacco Prevention and Control.
Model Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Summary
Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Template
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WICHITA FALLS TRAIL SYSTEM APP
Wichita Falls Trail System is a wonderful way to enjoy the benefits of healthy exercise and enjoy the beautiful scenery in our parks and along our stream corridors. It currently consists of over 18 miles of concrete trail, but once completed, the resulting city-wide Circle Trail will be approximately 24 miles. Here you can check out the trail, browse the beautiful photos, find parking, restrooms, and plenty of things to do along the trail under Points of Interest. www.wichitafalltrails.com
LOOKING FOR HEALTHY RESTAURANT OPTIONS?
Eat Well is a restaurant recognition program that helps adults and children make healthier food choices by identifying menu items that meet nutritional guidelines. Restaurants can play an active role in the health of the community. When you choose Eat Well, you make a better life choice.
Where can I find the approved Eat Well Options?
The restaurant may have a second menu, menu insert, or have it displayed. Just ask the staff for their approved Eat Well menu. If they do not have one, invite them to visit. www.eatwellwichitacounty.com to learn how to become a participating restaurant.