Environmental Health

Communication Tools and Strategies for Tracking Programs to Engage with Local Health Departments – Wisconsin’s Use of Mini-Grant Program

In partnership with CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health, NEHA is pleased to announce the Communication in Environmental Health and Tracking (CHAT) Webinar Series. This four-part webinar series will explore different communication and outreach strategies to…

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…

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…

Children’s Environmental Health Day

Despite the many successes and advancements in the field of children’s environmental health over the past few decades, today’s children face an epidemic of chronic diseases and developmental disabilities linked to environmental exposures and our…

Environmental Contributors to Cardiovascular Disease: Emerging Research on Heavy Metals and Air Pollution

Register here. Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death worldwide, causes over 15 million deaths each year. Deaths from CVD have declined in the US over the past 50 years, whereas global mortality rates…

National Park Service Launches Website on Disease Prevention & Response

The Disease Prevention and Response (Epidemiology) Branch within the National Park Service (NPS) Office of Public Health recently launched a new website to highlight its work. The Branch serves to prevent, detect, and respond to disease…

Show Your Support for Children’s Environmental Health

By the Children’s Environmental Health Committee of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section Local health department professionals are uniquely aware of the health issues and risks affecting their towns and cities. Some counties have…