CDC Releases Two New ‘Tracking in Action’ Videos

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Environmental Health Tracking Network has released two new “Tracking in Action” videos. These videos showcase the work Tracking Network states are doing to help advance public health.

“Tracking Blue-Green Algae in Vermont”: Learn how the Vermont Environmental Public Health Tracking Program is tracking blue-green algal blooms and how the Blue-Green Algae Tracker helps residents make informed decisions about recreational lake us.

“Mapping Radon Exposure in Washington”: See how the Washington Tracking Network worked with state geologists to develop a new, more detailed radon risk map for the state. Raising awareness about radon exposure helps to keep Washington residents safe.

The Tracking Network has data that can be used for a wide variety of environmental and public health efforts. See how diverse its applications can be by checking out the rest of the “Tracking in Action” series.

About Katie Regan

Katie Regan serves as the Communications Specialist for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices through NACCHO's various storytelling and communications channels. Twitter: @katiejregan

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