Environmental Health

New Environmental Health Success Stories from ASTHO

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) published new environmental health success stories highlighting promising and useful practices and implementation strategies developed by state and territorial health agencies: Wisconsin Creates Local Adaptation Strategies…

Analysis of Express Legal Authorities for Mosquito Control in the United States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a report on the express legal authorities for mosquito control in the United States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. The report includes an overview of the…

New NACCHO Policy Statement on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

NACCHO released a new policy statement on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). NACCHO advises federal, state, and local governments and related agencies to continue research initiatives and enact legislation to manage the human and environmental…

New HiAP Funding Opportunity Coming Soon

In November, NCHH, in collaboration with NEHA, NACCHO, and ASTHO, will offer a new funding opportunity for local governmental agencies housing their jurisdiction’s childhood lead prevention programs (i.e., local health departments, local environmental health agencies).…

Retail Program Standards Blog Series: Standard 2

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (Retail Program Standards) are designed to help food regulatory programs enhance the services they provide to the public. This post is…

Free CDC-Funded Online Trainings Available on Foodborne Outbreak Investigations and Team Development

The Tennessee Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (TN CoE) is offering free, online, and self-paced training courses focused on foodborne outbreak investigations. In collaboration with the TN CoE, the Center for Agriculture and Food…

Environmental Health Travel Scholarships Available for Food Safety Meeting

Attend the 2019 Joint PulseNet/OutbreakNet East Coast Regional Meeting to be held on January 15-17, 2019 in Tampa, FL.  This meeting will bring together laboratorians, epidemiologists and environmental health specialists involved with foodborne and enteric disease…