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10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services

  1. Monitor environmental and health status to identify and solve community environmental public health problems
  2. Diagnose and investigate environmental public health problems and health hazards in the community
  3. Inform, educate, and empower people about environmental public health issues
  4. Mobilize community partnerships and actions to identify and solve environmental health problems
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community environmental public health efforts
  6. Enforce laws and regulations that protect environmental public health and ensure safety
  7. Link people to needed environmental public health services and assure the provision of environmental public health services when otherwise unavailable
  8. Assure a competent environmental public health workforce
  9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based environmental public health services
  10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to environmental public health problems

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