News and Features

This page provides links to this year’s EHS spotlight and news articles.

See past EHS spotlights and news articles on the EHS News and Features Archive page.

2022 News Items

Food Safety

Learn about the importance of data in preventing foodborne illnesses

Read our new summary on C. perfringens outbreaks in restaurants

Read our new plain language summary on date-marking practices in restaurants

Read a review identifying methods to help ensure proper food cooling in restaurants

Learn about a collaboration to reduce foodborne illness associated with retail food establishments

Safe Water

Learn how to help prevent splash pad-associated outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness

Learn about CDC’s safe water resources for Legionella, private wells, recreational water, and wastewater

Read about increased-risk aquatic venues and tools to help prevent pathogen transmission

Learn about drivers of health disparities in Legionnaires’ disease

Read how partnering increased access to water in the Navajo Nation

Read about Legionnaires’ disease potentially associated with hot spring water

Learn about tools to help manage Legionella growth and spread

EH Practice

Read about resources and tools to use during emergencies, including rapid assessment forms and guidance

Learn from five key informants about food and recreational water inspections and processes and challenges for conducting them

Read about projects to create connected, resilient, adaptable, and sustainable data systems

Learn how five jurisdictions rebuilt their EH services programs

Apply for the National Environmental Public Health Internship Program internship linking EH students with health departments

Earlier news items are available on the News and Features Archive page.