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About Environmental Health Services

CDC’s Environmental Health Services Branch (EHSB) was created in 2000. EHSB provides practice-based research, training, tools and guidance for environmental health practitioners. Visit the EHSB program activities page for information focused on

  • Food Safety - Preventing foodborne illnesses and outbreaks;
  • Safe Water - Keeping water safe, particularly recreational water and private wells; and
  • Performance Improvement - Improving the performance of environmental health programs.

EHSB Fact Sheet [PDF - 146 KB]

Environmental Health Workforce Development: Protecting Public Health and the Environment