The Division of Environmental Health (DEH) administers the island’s environmental public health programs. DEH is governed by 22 legislative mandates and 2 executive orders.

The mission of the Division of Environmental Health of the Department of Public Health and Social Services is to serve and protect the people of Guam from environmental hazards and drug diversion through education and the implementation of governing laws designed to prevent injuries, disabilities, diseases, and deaths.

Our vision: The people of Guam are not adversely impacted by their environment through the effective operation of DEH programs resulting in a healthier and more knowledgeable population.

If you have any Environmental Health concerns, please contact us at (671) 300-9579 or email us at dphss-deh@dphss.guam.gov.



Inside the Division of Environmental Health

Office of the Chief

The Office of the Chief administers the island-wide environmental health programs of the Division of Environmental Health.

Bureau of Inspection and Enforcement

The Bureau of Inspection and Enforcement is responsible for conducting sanitation inspections of establishments that possess a Sanitary Permit to ensure their compliance with governing statutes and rules and regulations.

Bureau of Program Support and Information

The Bureau of Program Support and Information provides planning, analytical, educational, and other support needs to division programs and its personnel.

Bureau of Compliance and Investigation

The Consumer Commodities Program conducts inspections and investigations of foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, and retail hazardous substances to ensure misbranded or adulterated products are not imported, distributed, or sold on Guam.

Guam Food Safety Advisory Group

The Guam Food Safety Advisory Group is comprised of representatives from the local and federal regulatory agencies, food industry, academia, healthcare community, social service organizations, Guam Legislature, and the military who meet regularly regarding the implementation of the food safety plan.

Guam Environmental Public Health Education Month

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