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NCEH/ATSDR Vision, Mission and Goals

Vision: Safer, healthier people in a safer, healthier environment

Mission: Serve the public through responsive public health actions to promote healthy and safe environments and prevent harmful exposures


  1. Protect the public from environmental hazards and toxic exposures
  2. Promote healthy environments
  3. Advance the science of environmental public health
  4. Support environmental public health practice
  5. Educate communities, partners, and policy makers about environmental health risks and protective measures
  6. Promote environmental justice and reduce health disparities associated with environmental exposures
  7. Provide unique scientific and technical expertise to advance public health science and practice

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  • Page last reviewed: December 21, 2010
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