Bed bugs are small insects that feed on human blood and are usually active at night.
The Minnesota Department of Health licenses and inspects food and beverage establishments in Minnesota, such as restaurants, schools, cafes, food carts, special event food stands and seasonal food stands.
Mold can start to grow on interior building surfaces and furnishings if there is too much moisture and will eventually damage the materials it is growing on and may cause health effects for occupants.
A home or property potentially affecting the health and safety of the public could be considered a public health nuisance.
Radon is an invisible, radioactive gas created from natural deposits of uranium in the ground and the county provides test kits.
Sometimes tenants may face environmental health hazards while renting a property.
Testing kits for home water monitoring are available from Environmental Services at the Itasca County Courthouse.