(1) The community health nurse may enter homes and provide counseling,
teaching, and nursing services for individuals and families. The nurse assists in the
prevention, control, and rehabilitation aspects of disease and injury for the military and
their dependents in mobile home parks.
(2) The entomologist gives advice on insect and rodent problems, including
those found in mobile home parks.
(3) The preventive medicine specialist should have a general knowledge of
regulations governing mobile home sanitation, health problems, mobile home park
layout, and the method for conducting a sanitary inspection. The 91S also should know
the authorities responsible for sanitation in mobile home parks. A competent preventive
medicine specialist can provide most of the data and recommendations for mobile home
d. The installation engineer is responsible for the physical layout of mobile home
spaces and parking areas, utilities installation and maintenance, insect and rodent
control, and various other services .
HEALTH PROBLEMS AND CONTROLS IN MOBILE HOME PARKS
a. The basic health problems in mobile home parks concern the transmission of
communicable diseases. These diseases are capable of being spread through
contaminated water, faulty and unsanitary utilities, human waste, and animal and insect
b. Controls against communicable disease focus on the areas listed below. A
competent inspector must ensure that these controls have been carried out.
(1) Adequate site selection.
(2) Sanitary water supply.
(3) Sanitary sewage disposal.
(4) Sanitary handling of solid waste.
(5) Insect and rodent control.
MOBILE HOME PARK SITES
Several factors should be taken into consideration when selecting a mobile home
park site. They are:
a. Site Level and Drainage. The site should be level and well dried, easily
accessible to good roads, and convenient to utilities.