EHS Articles in the Journal of Environmental Health
2019 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.