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Address environmental health impacts of emergencies and disasters. Topics include building assessment, drinking water, food safety, shelters, vectors and pests, wastewater and more. Available for continuing education (CE) credits through the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).
Practice skills in an interactive virtual environment and learn to conduct environmental assessments as part of outbreak investigations.
The following training programs also have modules on food safety:
General Environmental Health & Workforce Development
Access our package of 15 e-learning courses on environmental health topics including disaster sanitation; food protection; general environmental health; housing sanitation and safety; institutions and licensed establishments; potable water; solid and hazardous waste; swimming pools and recreational facilities; wastewater; zoonoses; and vectors, pests, and weeds.
Explore a post military career in environmental health and help reduce workforce shortages and leadership voids in environmental health programs across the country.
Read about the core competencies for local level environmental health practitioners in this guide developed by CDC with 13 other national organizations.
Access the archive of projects using systems thinking and the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services to assess environmental public health issues.
Intern with CDC through this 10-week summer internship for juniors and seniors majoring in Environmental Health.
Learn to assess the performance of environmental health services in your jurisdiction. Available for viewing via NEHA (course #WFD0901 abstract).
Recreational Water Protection
Understand and manage public health threats from pool chemicals. Available for viewing via NEHA (course #SP0902 abstract).
View this presentation on an environmental systems approach to aquatic inspections and promoting healthy swimming. Available for viewing via NEHA (course # SP0704).
This training program also has a module on swimming pools and recreational facilities.
Biology and Control of Insects and Rodents
Understand the biology and control methods for insects, rodent vectors, and public health pests. Available for CE credits through NEHA.
Biology and Control of Vectors and Public Health Pests: The Importance of Integrated Pest Management
Learn to control bed bugs and rodents through pest management approaches. Available for CE credits through NEHA.
Learn to use integrated pest management to control Rocky Mountain spotted fever and other tickborne diseases. Available for CE credits through NEHA.
The following training programs also have modules on vector control:
Learn about water safety plans, a method developed by the World Health Organization to manage risks in drinking water systems. Available for viewing via NEHA (course #WQ0903 abstract).
The following training programs also have modules on water quality:
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