National Center for Environmental Health

CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a program to protect the American people from environmental hazards. We promote a healthy environment and prevent premature death,  avoidable illness and disability caused by non-infectious, non-occupational environmental and related factors. We are especially committed to safeguarding the health of vulnerable populations – such as children, the elderly, and people with disabilities – from certain environmental hazards.

A-Z Index

Lead in toys

Lead in Toys

Protect children from exposure to lead in metal and plastic toys.

Winter Weather

Winter Weather

Be prepared to stay safe and healthy in winter.

Tracking Faces

CDC’s Tracking Network

Tracking programs make vital, lasting impacts on the health of communities.

Medical Imaging Procedures

Radiation in Medicine

Understand the benefits and risks of medical imaging procedures that use ionizing radiation.

Climate and Health

CDC’s Climate and Health Program Celebrating 10 Years

Learn how communities are preparing for health impacts of climate change.

CDC’s Climate and Health Program Celebrating 10 Years

CDC’s Climate and Health Program Celebrating 10 Years

CDC’s Climate and Health Program is celebrating 10 years of supporting state, tribal, local, and territorial public health agencies as they prepare for the continuing health impacts of a changing climate.

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Page last reviewed: December 10, 2019