Environmental Health

The departmental mission is to provide consistent, customer driven services to promote wellness, prevent disease, and to create an environment that is clean, safe and welcoming to all of our residents and visitors.

Important Notice:
The City of DeSoto Health Department only offers environmental health-related services. This includes Food Establishment Inspections, Pool Inspections, Household Hazardous Waste, and pest and mosquito issues. For medical and immunization services, contact your family physician or the Dallas County Health Department.

To report a problem or issue to the Health Inspector click here

Below are helpful phone numbers and websites:

Dallas County Health Department Services, Region 2/3
Ph: 214.819.2000

Texas Department of State Health
Ph: 817.264.4500

smoke free ordinance
DeSoto, Texas is a smoke-free community. Every enclosed public place and workplace is required to be smoke-free, as are many key outdoor locations. The DeSoto Smoke-Free Air Ordinance honors individuals' right to breathe clean air. The law helps reduce illness and save lives.

This publication provides helpful information for business owners to understand and implement the ordinance.

Smoke-Free Tool Kit

Health Data From Last Quarter
Here is the latest health data from last quarter that was complied from our Environmental Health Department.
Health Data From Last Quarter

John Malvern

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.