Environmental Health

Travel Funding Available: Joint Regional PulseNet & OutbreakNet PulseNet Meeting

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) are pleased to offer a limited number of travel scholarships intended to offset attendance costs for the Joint Mountain/West Regional PulseNet…

Student Scholarships Available: 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education Conference

The sixth annual National Consumer Food Safety Education Conference will be held on January 25-27, 2017, in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Through the support of the U.S. Department of Agriculture  (USDA)…

NOW RECRUITING: NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship Program

By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst  The NACCHO Health and Disability Fellowship program is an invaluable workforce development opportunity for graduate level students and recent alumni interested getting hands on experience in the public health…

Preventing the Next Flint: Fighting Lead Poisoning at Home

This Year’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Awareness Week is Vital After state officials switched the Flint, Michigan, water source to the polluted Flint River, residents suffered from unprecedented levels of lead poisoning. The U.S. Environmental Protection…

New Resource: Building Support for Environmental Health at the Federal Level

A coalition of diverse public health agencies including NACCHO partnered to design a new document titled Investing in a Robust Environmental Health System. This resource is a valuable tool for public health officials advocating for…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Innovative Campaign Advertising and Community Outreach

By: Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Seasonal influenza occurs annually and can cause mild to severe illness, which can lead to hospitalizations and even death. Certain groups,…