The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) encourages state, local, and federal leaders to follow the guidance and direction of their public and environmental health professionals in the effort to reopen the country after coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) quarantine measures.
March 18, 2020: Regional Sustainability and Environmental Sciences Research Program (RESES).
3:00 - 4:00 PM ET
EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) hosts this webinar series to share various EPA tools and resources that can be used by representatives of state environment and health agencies, tribes, local governments, communities, and other decision-makers who may benefit from the use of these tools.
Feb 25, 2020 @ 1:00PM EST
To serve as a resource for NEHA and all environmental health professionals in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters, in order to minimize death, illness, and injury and create more resilient communities
NEHA’s Preparedness Committee is comprised of public and private sector environmental health and emergency management experts working in partnership to provide outcomes in the following priority areas:
- Development of position papers and policy statements.
- Guidance and input on NEHA’s preparedness programs and projects.
- Promotion and dissemination of NEHA preparedness related, and committee developed materials and resources.
- Identification and recommendations related to training gaps, needs of the profession, horizon challenges, and emerging disaster issues that can affect environmental health.
- Identification of scientific-based practices, successes and challenges for environmental health professionals in environmental health preparedness.
- Identify funding opportunities for Environmental Health Preparedness.
- Help to clearly define the role of Environmental Health in emergency response.
NEHA's Preparedness Committee is comprised of local, state, federal and industry professionals with environmental health and preparedness backgrounds. Click here for member list.
Emergency Response Mosquito Management: Turnkey Solutions and Responsible Control
Date: November 6, 1pm-2pm EST
Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0lCi9EgjRpyKWhWNVaJ9mw
NEHA is co-hosting a webinar with Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) on Emergency Response Mosquito Management: Turnkey Solutions and Responsible Control.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) will be holding an Environmental Health Training in Emergency Response (EHTER) Operations course on January 26 – 31, 2020 at its training facilities in Anniston, AL.
Tue, Sep 24, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
This webinar for environmental health professionals and the communities they serve will give an overview of the health impacts of extreme storms and flooding, including lung health impacts, and practical tips from local environmental health professionals. Speakers will share their personal experiences and lessons learned while serving communities that have experienced extreme storms and flooding.
In this session, the Planning Healthy Communities Initiative (PHCI) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision-making. Participants will engage in group exercises related to HIA steps, discuss opportunities and challenges to integrating health into planning and policy processes, and learn about new statewide collaborative initiatives and emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and to support health in all policies.
Day 1 (Wednesday, October 16)- General Environmental Health Sessions: Carbon Monoxide poisoning reporting, Source of Lead Poisoning, Safe Spaces for Children, Addressing PFAS in Wisconsin, Drug and Meth Cleanup, Legal Issues with Human Health Hazards, Roundtable Sessions: opioid cleanup, radon in schools, flooding response, algal blooms