Environmental Health

Webinar Series: Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue

The San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is hosting a four-part webinar series titled “Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue,” starting on July 19. Attendees will hear from internationally-recognized experts and innovative on-the-ground leaders discussing…

NACCHO Report: Evaluation of Technical Assistance for Local Health Impact Assessments

NACCHO recently released a new report examining Health Impact Assessment (HIA) implementation practices, challenges, and gaps across nine local health departments. Findings and recommendations included in this report aim to build on a 2014 evaluation…

NACCHO and CDC Launch Pilot Project to Improve Oral Health through Local Water Fluoridation

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the collective annual cost of dental care in the United States is over $113 billion, while another $6 billion is lost when Americans miss work…

Recently Released: Food Recovery Report

Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resources Defense Council recently released a joint report titled, Don’t Waste, Donate: Enhancing Food Donations Through Federal Policy. The report addresses a troubling disconnect between…

Now Available: Featured Content from 2017 Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Virtual Conference

Recorded presentations and supplementary materials from the third annual Environmental Public Health Tracking Network Virtual Conference are now accessible online until June 23, 2017. Organized by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors in coordination with the Centers…

Seeking Feedback: Conference for Food Protection Survey

The Conference for Food Protection (CFP) is seeking feedback from food safety professionals on how their organizations evaluate Clean In Place (CIP) equipment. CFP is interested in gathering insight from representatives across the public and private…