Emergency Response and Preparedness
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:
For more information about the EHTER course, please visit:
Read more about the EHTER program and how it has helped prepare
environmental health professionals here:
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
The Operations Level Course is currently open for registration.
To learn about how to register for this important training, please