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Making Environmental Health Indispensable

Feb 10, 2016 - 07:30pm
Bob Custard, REHS, CP-FS

The “2015 Forces of Change Survey” published by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) estimated that over the previous seven years (2008–2014) approximately 51,700 jobs were eliminated at local health departments. This represented more than 20% of the local public health workforce. Thousands of the positions that were eliminated were in environmental health.

I, like many of you, saw firsthand the impact of the loss of so many positions from the environmental health workforce ...

Read the President's Message in Full

MAKING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INDISPENSABLE (PDF)

Journal of Environmental Health
March 2016
Volume 78, No. 7

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