This is the annual education conference held by the Idaho Environmental Health Association in conjunction with the Idaho Solid Waste Association. The event runs two concurrent sections on environmental health related topics.
Webinar: Successful Social Media Practices to Strengthen Your CERT Program
Wednesday, December 14
3:00–4:30 p.m. EST
Webinar: Teen CERT, Campus CERT, and Workplace CERT
Wednesday, November 2
3:00–4:30 p.m. EDT
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individual and Community Preparedness Division invites you to a webinar featuring teen, campus, and workplace Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) programs. The webinar will focus on best practices, challenges, and successes of starting and growing a program in each category.
Emergency Response and Climate Change
Climate Change creates a need for preparedness and an understanding of emergency response, because in a warming climate, disaster strikes more often. With wild fires, rising sea levels and unpredictable weather patters on the rise, it is essential to have environmental health professionals equipped with the best information to work within these unprecedented conditions. Check out NEHA's course offerings to learn more about how you can be prepared.
Climate Change and Economics
The impacts of climate change include the economy. If it is not addressed, then the cost is great—not just the financial cost, but also the environmental and social costs. Investing in sustainable, low-carbon, and resilient infrastructure will save money, preserve the environment, and provide for healthy communities.
Climate Change and Risk Communication
Risk communication is essential for a number of different public and environmental health concerns – from Zika to climate change – communication is possibly the most important step in working to help prevent the next disaster.
This symposium will provide a forum with a specific focus on education and training in disaster medicine and public health. This symposium will
Join in a call with a member of U.S. Senator Al Franken's staff to learn about the details of his "One Health Act 2016". The call is sponsored by the International Society for Disease Surveillance and is open to all interested persons. To join the call, please register:
Time is 11:00AM to 12:00PM EDT
- Opening Remarks: Overview of Disaster Risk Reduction and Application to Health
Mollie Mahany, Senior Public Health Advisor, Office of the Director, National Centers for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- DRR Lessons from International Communities
Mark Keim, Principal, DisasterDoc, LLC