Veterinary Medicine and Public Health Practice
Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated With Animals in Public Settings, 2011 – provides recommendations for public health officials, veterinarians, animal venue staff, animal exhibitors, visitors to animal venues, physicians, and others concerned with minimizing risks associated with animals in public settings
Veterinary Safety and Health – overview of workplace safety and health topics for veterinary workers
Veterinarians and Environmental Health Practitioners: Partners in Prevention [PDF - 371 KB] – reintroduces the important emerging professional partnership between veterinary medicine and environmental public health. This is one in a series of monthly Environmental Health Services Branch columns in the Journal of Environmental Health.
Links to Information from outside CDC
One Health: A New Professional Imperative (American Veterinary Medical Association) – the importance of better understanding and addressing contemporary health issues created by the convergence of human, animal, and environmental domains
Animal Sentinels for Environmental and Public Health (Public Health Reports) – article illustrates the application of animal sentinel research and the effects of exposure to traditional and emerging contaminants on human health
Community Pet Preparedness Toolkit [PDF - 499 KB] (Federal Emergency Management Agency) – resources on how to stay current on local pet disaster plans, policies, and procedures