Environmental health is defined as "the discipline that focuses on the health interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters a safe and healthful environment."
In the Spotlight
Deadline to Comment Extended! Provide Input on the Draft Community Health and Shale Development Guidebook
On August 6, NACCHO and RESOLVE held a webinar giving an overview of the draft Community Health and Shale Development Guidebook. We are asking for feedback on the current draft of the document and its usefulness for your work. Feedback will be considered until COB, September 8.
Thank you very much for assistance in improving the Guidebook! We hope it will be a valuable resource to those in the health community as well as other stakeholders.If you have any questions, please contact Dana Goodson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-965-6209. More »
New NACCHO Report
NACCHO has released a report on the impact of budget cuts to environmental health services at local health departments (LHDs). The study surveyed a nationally representative sample of LHDs in March and April 2012 on how budget cuts changed environmental health revenue, impacted environmental health workforce, reduced and eliminated environmental health services, impacted environmental health service outcomes, and how NACCHO can support LHDs to advance the practice of environmental health by providing innovative resources to address existing and emerging issues. Click on more to access the full report. More »
New NACCHO Toolkit
Environmental Health Model and Promising Practices Feature