Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER)

NEHA is excited to be a partner in administration of the EHTER Course. This course, developed by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Environmental Health Services Branch (EHSB) is designed to provide emergency response training for environmental health professionals.. An operations-level course has recently become available at the Anniston, AL training facility.

While there are no mandatory prerequisites to the EHTER Awareness Level course, it is recommended that students complete the following courses/trainings prior to attendance:

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EHTER Training Course Opportunities:

Awareness Level: The full 32-hour EHTER course is currently being administered by FEMA, Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). The in-person Awareness Level course is being transitioned into an online training program. It should be released in late 2015.

Videos of EHTER course modules, Awareness Level, CDC1202: Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Awareness Level," and can be found at

Operations Level: The Operations Level Course is currently open for registration. 

To learn about how to register for this important training, please visit: 

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