Environmental Health

Abstracts Open: CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention

The 2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention, Creating Harmony: Every Voice Counts, is an opportunity for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals nationwide to network, share successes, enhance knowledge, and generate new…

FDA Updated Draft Guidance: Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released updated draft guidance titled, “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Food (RTE).” This guidance aligns with the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) in its focus on…

RECENTLY UPDATED RFP: Funding Opportunity for Public Water Systems

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is pleased to offer a funding opportunity for Public Water Systems to either replace aging water fluoridation equipment or implement new equipment for…

Improving Hand Hygiene through Visual Advertising – Campaign Outcomes and Next Steps

By Kyle Foerst, M.S., Emergency Response Planner, Saint Louis County Department of Public Health Nearly three month have passed since the launch of Saint Louis County Department of Public Health’s (SLCDPH) “Dirty Hands can be Scary!”…

Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

CDC and partners recently announced a new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), which focuses on using integrated pest management (IPM) to control vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus. Nine in ten pilot testers said they…

CDC Student Internship Opportunity: Summer 2017 – Environmental Health

The CDC is seeking college students (graduate and undergraduate) for its 2017 summer internship programs through the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). All internships last 9-weeks and are located in…

UNCOVER EH: New Environmental Health Workforce Initiative

The CDC in partnership with the the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), and Baylor University are launching a 2017 assessment of health department staff focused on environmental health. Titled “UNCOVER EH“ this project aims to identify key…