EHS Articles in the Journal of Environmental Health
2021 Direct from CDC Articles
The National Environmental Health Association’s Journal of Environmental Health features an Environmental Health Services article in every issue. CDC and guest authors share insights and information about environmental health programs, trends, issues, and resources. Cover photos courtesy of NEHA.
Environmental Assessments: An Important Part of Outbreak Investigationsexternal icon – Learn about tools to help environmental health staff conduct environmental assessments and how environmental assessment data improve public health outcomes.
Finding a New Normal: Helping Teens Cope After Natural Disastersexternal icon – Read about CDC’s new website with videos for teens coping with the aftermath of natural disasters, including hurricanes and wildfires.
Rebuilding for Resiliency: How Puerto Rico’s Environmental Health Department Managed Several Public Health Emergencies and Emerged Strongerexternal icon – Learn how Puerto Rico’s environmental health program worked with partners to build their infrastructure and workforce while responding to public health emergencies.
2021 Model Aquatic Health Code (4th Edition)external icon – Read about key proposed changes to the 4th edition of the CDC’s Model Aquatic Health Code.
Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease: Frontline Tools for Environmental Health Practitionersexternal icon – 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.
Using Data To Improve Practice: Looking Back on 20 Years of Restaurant Food Safety Researchexternal icon – 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.
Communicating Effectively to Overcome Misinformationexternal icon – Anna Khan, Tabitha Dove, and Sarah Segerlind discuss how they used social media to get health information out to various audiences quickly.