EHS-Net Partners

EHS-Net links environmental health specialists from state and local partners with environmental health specialist from the

With the 2015-2020 funding cycle, five states and three local health departments are receiving 5 years of funding (a total of $7.3 million) to investigate environmental factors that contribute to foodborne illness outbreaks in restaurants, delis, and other retail food outlets under RFA-EH-15-001.

Using this funding, the health departments will participate in EHS-Net and will work to identify and address the root causes of foodborne illness, such as unsafe food handling practices, ill restaurant workers, and a lack of certified kitchen managers in restaurants.

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Map of EHS-Net grantees for the 2015-2020 funding cycle

EHS-Net research partners 2015-2020

  • California (California Department of Public Health)
  • Harris County, Texas (Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services)
  • Minnesota (Minnesota State Department of Health)
  • New York (New York State Department of Health)
  • New York City (Fund for Public Health / New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene)
  • Rhode Island (Rhode Island Department of Health)
  • Southern Nevada (Southern Nevada Health District)
  • Tennessee (Tennessee State Department of Health)

EHS-Net research partners 2010-2015

  • California (California Department of Public Health)
  • Minnesota (Minnesota State Department of Health)
  • New York (New York State Department of Health)
  • New York City (Fund for Public Health / New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene)
  • Rhode Island (Rhode Island Department of Health)
  • Tennessee (Tennessee State Department of Health)

EHS-Net practice partners 2010-2015

  • Cerro Gordo, Iowa (Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health)
  • New York (New York State Department of Health)
  • San Mateo, California (County of San Mateo Health Services Agency)
  • Tennessee (Tennessee State Department of Health)

State EHS-Net research partners 2005-2010

  • California (California Department of Public Health)
  • Connecticut (State of Connecticut Department of Public Health)
  • Georgia (Georgia Department of Public Health)
  • Iowa (Iowa Department of Public Health)
  • Minnesota (Minnesota Department of Health)
  • New York (New York State Department of Health)
  • Oregon (Oregon Public Health Authority)
  • Rhode Island (Rhode Island Department of Health)
  • Tennessee (Tennessee Department of Health)

State EHS-Net research partners 2000-2004

  • California (California Department of Public Health)
  • Colorado (Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment)
  • Connecticut (State of Connecticut Department of Public Health)
  • Georgia (Georgia Department of Public Health)
  • Minnesota (Minnesota Department of Health)
  • New York (New York State Department of Health)
  • Oregon (Oregon Public Health Authority)
  • Tennessee (Tennessee Department of Health)
Page last reviewed: April 19, 2019