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Environmental Health Practitioners

Environmental Health Practitioners

Get Resources and Guidance from CDC and other Trusted Sources

Updated Aug. 6, 2020

Audience: Environmental health practitioners who need information on how to safely provide environmental health services and keep the public protected from environmental hazards during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congregate Facilities and Shelters

Cleaning, Waste and Rodents

Cleaning and disinfecting

Solid waste and debris

Rodent Control

  • Rodent Control Programs
    Rodent activity is increasing in some jurisdictions. Rodent control and surveillance are critical for protecting public health during responses to natural disasters and public health emergency.

Food and Water Safety

Food Safety for Food Facilities

Food Safety for Consumers

  • Basic Food Safety
    Important information on handling delivered food safely and obtaining food from safe sources

Water Safety

Natural Disasters and Severe Weather

Air Quality