EHS Journal of Environmental Health Articles for 2019

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January-February 2019
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Safe Water for Community Health Updateexternal icon – CDC’s Shannon McClenahan and Brian Hubbard share examples of how grantees increased well sampling, quantified risk, enhanced and enforced policies, and developed and improved educational and outreach programs for private wells and other federally unregulated drinking water sources and systems.

March 2019
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Tick Talk: Keeping Environmental Health Up With Current Trendsexternal icon – CDC’s Christine Vanover and Andrew Ruiz discuss two federal initiatives that could enhance vector control services in the nation and CDC resources and tools for environmental health professionals and programs.

April 2019
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Exposure to Contaminants Among Private Well Users in North Carolina: Enhancing the Role of Public Healthexternal icon – CDC’s Max Zarate-Bermudez and grantee Crystal Lee Pow Jackson discuss how the North Carolina Department of Health worked to improve services to private well users.

May 2019
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Good Pool Chemistry Keeps Swimming Healthy and Safeexternal icon – CDC’s Michele Hlavsa, CDR Joe Laco, and Vince Hill discuss pool chemical injuries and how they can be prevented.

June 2019
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Collaborative Response to Natural Disaster Events Threatening Private Well Water Quality in a New Mexico Communityexternal icon – Guest authors Rose Galbraith, Nicholas Sharp, and Deyonne Sandoval from the New Mexico Department of Health share how the New Mexico Private Wells Program proactively used program partnerships to reduce public health risk during local environmental events.

July-August 2019
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Insights into the NIOSH Emergency Preparedness and Response Programexternal icon – CDC’s Kerton R. Victory, Jill Shugart, Sherry Burrer, Chad H. Dowell, and Lisa J. Delaney talk about NIOSH training for public health professionals and emergency responders.

September 2019
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Food Safety: Environmental Health Data Matterexternal icon – CDC’s LCDR Beth Wittry and guest author James Mack (Wisconsin Department of Agriculture) discuss how CDC is working to help food safety programs conduct and report environmental assessments.

October 2019
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Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease through a New Learning Opportunity: A Training on Legionella Water Management Programsexternal icon – CDC’s Candis Hunter, Shawn McMullen, and Chris Edens and guest authors discuss a new training on creating building water management plans to prevent outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease.

November 2019
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Tips and Tools to Get Your Environmental Health Message Acrossexternal icon – Communicators from CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health discuss simple ways to improve communication with the public and other audiences.

December 2019
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Environmental Health Shelter Assessments: Using Tools to Protect Occupants After Disastersexternal icon – CDC’s Kelsey McDavid and Miguel Cruz highlight the updated Shelter Assessment Tool and how it and other resources can be used to help environmental health professionals to evaluate and document potential health threats in shelters.