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NEARS Participants

Map with NEARS state participants marked in green and local participants in black

Since NEARS* launched in 2014, food safety programs in the following agencies have registered to participate. To obtain contact information for a state or local NEARS administrator, email NEARS@cdc.gov.

State Agencies

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
California Department of Public Health
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Delaware Division of Public Health
Georgia Department of Public Health
Indiana State Department of Health
Iowa Department of Public Health
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Minnesota Department of Health
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
New York State Department of Health
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Oregon Health Authority
Rhode Island Department of Health
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Tennessee Department of Health
Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
Washington State Department of Health
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Local Agencies

Albuquerque (NM) Environmental Health Department
Chicago Department of Public Health
Coconino County (AZ) Public Health Services District
Davis County (UT) Health Department
Fairfax County (VA) Health Department
Harris County (TX) Health Department
Jefferson County (CO) Public Health
Kansas City (MO) Health Department
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Southern Nevada Health District
Southwest District Health (ID)

Tribal Agencies

CDC encourages all states, localities, tribes, and territories to participate in NEARS. Currently, no tribes are registered.

Territorial Agencies

CDC encourages all states, localities, tribes, and territories to participate in NEARS. Currently, no territories are registered.

*Note: NEARS was formerly known as National Voluntary Environmental Assessment Information System (NVEAIS).

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