recreational water

UNCOVER EH Needs Your Voice!

UNCOVER EH, an unprecedented needs assessment and horizon scanning opportunity for environmental health (EH) practitioners, has officially kicked off. This is a collaborative effort between the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), Centers for Disease Control…

MAHC Network September Webinar: Cyanuric Acid and the Fecal, Vomit, and Blood Response

Join NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the latest bi-monthly Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on September 19, 2017 at 1:00-2:00 pm ET. This presentation will discuss the considerations related…

New NACCHO Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network Webinar Recordings

Recordings and PowerPoint slides from the two most recent and highest attended Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinars are now available via NACCHO’s MAHC Network webpage. In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and…

Keep Crypto out of the Pool: Addressing One of the Summer’s Major Public Health Risks

By Hannah Donart, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is one of the most common causes of diarrheal disease outbreaks associated with recreational water activity in the United States and these outbreaks are occurring at…

It’s All About Diarrhea During Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2017

The thirteenth annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is happening this week, May 22–28. Every year in the week leading up to Memorial Day–—the kickoff to the summer swim season–—the Centers for Disease Control and…

CDC Toolkit: Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch recently released a new toolkit for this year’s Healthy and Safe Swimming Week, observed on May 22-28, 2017. The toolkit includes messaging guidance, social media tools,…

The Model Aquatic Health Code Network Celebrates One Year: Bringing Health and Safety to a Pool Near You

This month marks one year since NACCHO, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network. Established to improve safety standards across U.S. public pools, waterparks,…