Environmental Health

New Resource: Model Aquatic Health Code Network September 2016 Webinar

The most recent Model Aquatic Health code (MAHC) Network webinar took place on Monday September 20, 2016. The interactive presentation was titled “the Industry’s Perspective: the Move to Evidenced-based Practice,” featuring aquatic industry representatives from Neptune…

Seeking Environmental Assessments Resources

NACCHO is collaborating with the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence (CoE) to develop a just-in-time training targeted to environmental health professionals conducting environmental assessments for foodborne illness outbreaks. The resource will be a succinct, online, and “on-the-go” training for EH…

The CIFOR Toolkit: A Powerful Training Resource Advancing Foodborne Outbreak Response

By Scott E. Holmes, REHS, MS, Environmental Public Health Manager, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department What do you get when you bring together over 60 public health professionals specializing in environmental health, epidemiology, and laboratory sciences,…

Resource Roundup: 2016 World Environmental Health Day – Fighting Second and Third-Hand Smoke

Each year, the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) hosts World Environmental Health Day to encourage global recognition of critical environmental health issues. Past themes have focused on raising awareness about protecting children’s environmental health,…

Hog Roast Outbreaks Highlight Efforts to Strengthen Public Health Partnerships

By William Lanier, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Senior Epidemiologist, Karen Becker, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, Director of Applied Epidemiology, and Gabrielle Johnston, MPH, Public Affairs Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service September highlights two important and…

New Resource: A Physician’s Guide to Climate Change, Health and Equity

The Public Health Institute’s Center for Climate Change and Health, in partnership with the California Medical Association Foundation, the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations and the National Medical Association, is releasing a new resource to strengthen and inform…

Call for Proposals: 2017 CEHN Research Conference

The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) welcomes the submission of abstracts and session proposals for the 2017 Children’s Environmental Health Translational Research Conference: New Challenges, taking place on April 5-7, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. This “biennial research conference is the…

Newly Released: NACCHO Exchange Summer 2016 Issue

The newest issue of the NACCHO Exchange, our quarterly magazine was sent out to all local health departments (LHDs) across the country last week. The summer 2016 issue focuses on environmental health, highlighting topics including vector…