Communicating with the Public

Environmental health professionals: Find resources to help you communicate with the public after an emergency.

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Take CDC’s Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) training online, via webinar, or in-person.

Use or adapt CDC guidance for developing messages and products
  • CERC tools can help agencies prepare and communicate before, during, and after an emergency.
  • Preparedness key messages can help agencies develop products for diverse audiences.
  • The Drinking Water Advisory Communication Toolbox can help water utilities plan for, develop, implement, and evaluate communication activities with the public and stakeholders during drinking water notifications and advisories.
Use or adapt CDC messaging and educational materials