General Environmental Health
This page links to products developed by grantees related to general environmental health issues and to state and regional profiles.
Note: Tools created by the grantees have not been revised or edited to conform to agency standards. Content in these tools are those of the grantee(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Building Environmental Health Capacity in Allegheny County: Environmental Indicators Outcomes [PDF - 95 KB] (Allegheny County Health Department - Pittsburgh, PA) – Toolkit for developing environmental health indicators to improve delivery of local environmental health services.
Environmental Health Toolkit (Iowa Department of Public Health - Des Moines, IA) – Toolkit includes templates and sample policies on food, water and wastewater, healthy homes, emergency preparedness, solid waste, and tanning and tattoo businesses.
Environmental Health Training Modules (Tulane University - New Orleans, LA) – Distance learning training modules for entry-level environmental health professionals on drinking water, lead poisoning prevention, vectors, wastewater, food safety, indoor air quality, and other topics (initial development funded by the capacity building program).
Guide to Attaining a Healthful Environment: Student Workbook [PDF - 657 KB] (Republic of Palau Ministry of Health - Koror, Palau) – Classroom workbook on water quality, vector control, and other environmental health issues.
Guide to Attaining a Healthful Environment: Teacher Manual [PDF - 317 KB] (Republic of Palau Ministry of Health - Koror, Palau) – Teacher’s manual with guidance and answers to environmental health classroom exercises in student workbook.
State and Regional Profiles
Environmental Health: A Profile of Iowa’s Local Systems [PDF - 233 KB] (Iowa Department of Health - Des Moines, IA) – Findings from an assessment of Iowa’s local environmental health workforce, programs, and issues.
California’s City and County Environmental Health Delivery System [PDF - 2.8 MB] (Loma Linda University, School of Public Health - Loma Linda, CA) – Detailed report (163 pages) on California's environmental health system.
California’s City and County Environmental Health Delivery System, Summary Report [PDF - 786 KB] (Loma Linda University, School of Public Health - Loma Linda, CA) – Easy-to-read, 16-page summary report highlighting major findings and recommendations related to California's environmental health system.
Environmental Public Health Practice in the Southeastern United States [PDF - 770 KB] (University of Alabama Birmingham School of Public Health - Birmingham, AL) – Summary of environmental public health practice profiles for ten Southeastern states.
Profile of Maryland Environmental Public Health Practice [PDF - 6 MB] (Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - Baltimore, MD) – Examination of Maryland's environmental public health capacity, needs, and future challenges.
The Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Profile of Environmental Public Health Practice [PDF - 809 KB] (Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - Baltimore, MD) – Review of regional environmental public health capacities, gaps, future challenges, and recommendations.
The Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Profile of Environmental Public Health Practice - State Profiles [PDF - 1.4 MB] (Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health - Baltimore, MD) – State-specific information for 11 states and the District of Columbia.