The Health Department is mandated by the state to follow up on any health hazard complaints by doing a risk assessment. These complaints can be made about all residential homes in Langlade County, both rentals and owner-occupied. Examples of health hazards include mold, garbage accumulation, clutter/hoarding, structural issues, meth production, lack of heat or water, insect infestation, etc. Health code violations that are detected on a property are required to be addressed within the timeframe given by the Health Officer or the property may be posted as uninhabitable.