Environmental Health

Twitter Chat: World Environmental Health Day

NACCHO invites local health departments and other partner agencies to take part in the #WorldEHDay Twitter Chat highlighting this year’s World Environmental Health Day on September 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm ET. An initiative created “to…

Vector Control Tools and Resources for Environmental Health Professionals

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. In this column, CDC’s Kelli Foster discusses training and other resources designed to advance environmental…

A Call to Action: Prepare for Climate Change

By Paul Biedrzycki, MPH, MBA, CIH, Director of Disease Control and Environmental Health, City of Milwaukee Health Department Regardless of the current political debates on the existence of climate change, there is mounting and compelling scientific evidence…

NEHA 2016 Conference (PM) Sessions: Highlighting the Health Impact Assessment

This year’s National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition is featuring a multitude of sessions promoting the value and significance of the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for environmental health (EH) professionals, agencies and partners.…

NEHA 2016 Conference (AM) Sessions: Highlighting the Health Impact Assessment

This year’s National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition is featuring a multitude of sessions promoting the value and significance of the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) for environmental health (EH) professionals, agencies and partners.…

Summer is Coming: Resources to Keep Your Community Safe

  By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Summer is almost here which means more fun in the sun. Whether it’s camping, hiking, swimming, or barbequing, your community will be spending time outside, and keeping…

NACCHO Staff to Present at National Environmental Health Association Annual Conference

NACCHO staff will present on a variety of topics at the upcoming National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA’s) Annual Educational Conference and Exhibition happening on June 13-16, 2016 in San Antonio. The conference, at which NACCHO is a partner,…

Attend Environmental Health Sessions at the 2016 Preparedness Summit

The Preparedness Summit, held this year in Dallas April 19-22, is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. This year, the Summit focuses on resiliency and recovery. There are several exciting…