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Housing and Camps
What We Do
Inspect apartments, motels/hotels, organized camps, detention facilities, massage
clinics, and bed and breakfasts for possible environmental health hazards
Respond to complaints
Rehabilitation or demolition
Work with neighborhood leaders to remove substandard multifamily structures that
are hazardous to the community
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
California Tenants: A Guide to Residential Tenants’ and Landlords’ Rights and Responsibilities
US Department of Housing and Urban Development: Tenant Rights, Laws and Protections in California
Title VIII: Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board
Landlord/Tenant Legal Information
Landlord/Tenant Law: FAQ’s from Inland Counties Legal Services, Inc. (ICLS)
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB)
Who Can Help Me Improve My Neighborhood?
Energy, Education, and Environmental Services Program
Provides energy education, weatherization and energy conservation assistance to
eligible low-income residents.
You should be concerned about mold in your home if the mold growth is extensive
and/or can't be controlled by using disinfectants. Exposure to high airborne mold
spore levels may lead to certain health problems. Additionally, mold can cause structural
damage to various components in your home.
Allergic reactions are the most common health effects associated with mold exposure.
Common symptoms of mold exposure may include respiratory problems, nasal and sinus
congestion, burning eyes, watery eyes, reddened eyes, blurry vision, coughing, nose
and throat irritation, skin irritation, shortness of breath, possible fever, and
central nervous system symptoms such as memory problems, mood changes, and constant
THE DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DOES NOT TEST OR INSPECT FOR MOLD.
You can visit the National
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Asthma, Air Quality, and Environmental Justice
websites for additional information on the symptoms of mold exposure.
Additional general information on molds can be obtained from the following websites:
Agency (EPA): Biological Pollutants in Your Home
Air Quality: Basics for Schools
American Lung Association: Indoor Pollution:
General Lead Information from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Get the Lead Out! Working for a Lead-Safe
County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health’s Childhood
Lead Poisoning Prevention (CLPP) Program
Food Safety Courses
Food Handler Training and Test
Organizations that operate at camps longer
than 2 weeks
must have their food handler staff obtain the San Bernardino
County Certified Food Handler card.
Click here for more information
Organized Camp Food Safety Training
Volunteers and/or staff that handle food and/or food contact surfaces at organized
camps for 2 weeks or less
encouraged to take the “Organized Camp Food Safety Training,” course. This course
is intended to train the public on how to keep food safe and prevent the spread
of foodborne illness while using our Organized Campgrounds. Upon successful completion
of this course, participants will receive a certificate of completion and will have
the opportunity to obtain and print a variety of food safety posters.
NOTE: This module will not provide you with a Food Handler Card. If operating more
than 2 weeks, please refer to the Food Handler
Training and Test shown above to obtain an official Food Handler Card.
Click the button below to access the Organized Camps Food Safety Training course.
Additional Camp Resources
Laws and Regulations Relating to Organized Camps
A guidebook of various laws and regulations from the California Health and Safety
Code, California Code of Regulations, California Fire Code, and California Building
Modified Family-Style Dining for Camps
Reporting Illness Sign
Top 5 CDC Risk Factors Contributing to Foodborne Illness
Camp News Archive
Hotel and Motels
Bed and Breakfast Information Booklet
Bed Bugs in Hotels
Complimentary Food Service Fact Sheet
How to Clean Your Ice Machine
How to Manage Vermin in Hotels and Motels
Self-Inspection List for Hotel and Motel Operators
Housing and Camps FAQs