Environmental Health Videos
Radon is a natural radioactive gas that can build up inside of homes and can cause lung cancer over time. A home radon test is the only way to know if radon levels are high in your home. You can contact your state radon office for testing or purchase a test kit online or from some stores. If levels are higher than recommended by EPA, contact a radon reduction contractor to make repairs to your home.
To protect children from harmful environmental exposures by educating licensing agencies and state health departments about the need to site early care and education programs in safe places.
How does environmental health services work with epidemiology and laboratory professionals to protect public health? Learn how environmental health services answer how and why a disease occurs, recommend actions to stop outbreaks and prevent future ones, and shield hosts from harmful agents through environmental controls.
The Tracking Network is a dynamic Web-based tool that tracks and reports environmental hazards and related health problems. “CDC Tracking Network: Working Towards a Healthier Planet for Healthier People” is an engaging video geared to raise awareness of environmental public health and our nation’s need for the Tracking Network.
Each year, hazards in the home cause millions of illnesses and injuries across the nation. Many can be prevented by keeping your home clean and well-maintained. Recognizing problems and correcting them can protect you and your family. In HEALTH BEGINS AT HOME, several common problems and simple solutions are discussed.
Real estate developers, property managers, and residents of Boston, MA, are benefitting from smoke-free efforts. Find out why smoke-free housing is a smart business decision that also aims to improve public health.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is extremely poisonous and can kill within minutes. In the US each year, nearly 500 die while as many as 20,000 visit emergency rooms for exposure primarily from poorly-maintained heating systems or gas stoves and gas-powered generators used for heat or power during storms.