EHS Journal of Environmental Health Articles for 2021
Communicating Effectively to Overcome Misinformation – Anna Khan, Tabitha Dove, and Sarah Segerlind discuss how they used social media to get health information out to various audiences quickly.
Using Data To Improve Practice: Looking Back on 20 Years of Restaurant Food Safety Research – Laura Brown reviews 20 years of Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) research, including key findings on restaurant actions linked with food safety and how EHS-Net research has strengthened food policies and practices.
Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease: Frontline Tools for Environmental Health Practitioners – Ben Clopper, Jasen Kunz, and Elizabeth Hannapel discuss recently expanded and updated guidelines to help prevent Legionnaires’ disease from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers and a toolkit to help use them.
2021 Model Aquatic Health Code (4th Edition) – Read about key proposed changes to the 4th edition of the CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code.
Rebuilding for Resiliency: How Puerto Rico’s Environmental Health Department Managed Several Public Health Emergencies and Emerged Stronger – Learn how Puerto Rico’s environmental health program worked with partners to build their infrastructure and workforce while responding to public health emergencies.
Finding a New Normal: Helping Teens Cope After Natural Disasters – Read about CDC’s new website with videos for teens coping with the aftermath of natural disasters, including hurricanes and wildfires.
Environmental Assessments: An Important Part of Outbreak Investigations – Learn about tools to help environmental health staff conduct environmental assessments and how environmental assessment data improve public health outcomes.
Making Data-Driven Decisions for Safe Water – Learn about health departments using the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services to improve services for residents relying on wells and other private drinking water systems.
Bite, Snack, Meal: A Content Strategy to Get Your Message Across and Keep Audiences Engaged – Read how to use a “bite, snack, meal” approach to help lead your audience through your content, giving them the perfect portion to meet their information needs.
Tools to Help You Write Clear Environmental Health Messages – Learn about CDC tools to strengthen environmental health communication and how to apply them in this article by CDC’s Traci Augustosky and guest author Brandon Fastman.