Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

CDC Report on Outbreaks Associated with Untreated Recreational Water

CDC released an MMWR report on Outbreaks Associated with Untreated Recreational Water (e.g., in lakes, rivers and oceans). During 2000–2014, public health officials from 35 states and Guam voluntarily reported 140 outbreaks resulting in at…

Promoting Children’s Environmental Health at Early Care and Education Centers

Considering potential environmental hazards in relation to the siting of early care and education (ECE) facilities can reduce the risk of children’s exposure to dangerous chemicals. NACCHO conducted an exploratory assessment to determine how local…

2018 Nsedu Obot Witherspoon (NOW) Youth Leadership Award

Nominations are open for the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s 2018 NOW Youth Leadership Award. This award honors a young person (ages 12-21 at the time of the nomination) who has demonstrated exceptional environmental health leadership–efforts…