Environmental Public Health Tracking

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CDC Environmental Public Health Tracking
Information about the Environmental Public Health Tracking program, descriptions of funded projects and additional resources.

CDC Updated Guidelines for Evaluating Public Health Surveillance Systems
This report provides guidance for evaluating surveillance systems based on CDC's Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health, research and discussion of concerns related to public health surveillance systems, and comments received from the public health community.

Pew Environmental Health Commission Reports
"America's Environmental Health Gap: Why the Country Needs a Nationwide Health Tracking Network".

Trust for America's Health
Non-profit organization whose mission is to protect the health and safety of all communities from current and emerging health threats by strengthening the fundamentals of our public health defenses.

National Conference of State Legislatures
Source of information for environmental health and protection legislation.

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists
Professional association of public health epidemiologists in states and territories working together to detect, prevent, and control conditions of public health significance.

CSTE "Environmental Public Health Indicators
"The indicators can be used to track environmental hazards, exposures and adverse health effects.

National Association of County and City Health Officials
NACCHO's Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACEEH) offers local heath officials guidance in conducting a community-based environmental health assessment and creating an accurate and verifiable profile of the community's environmental health status.

NIEHS Environmental Genome Project
The mission of the EGP is to improve understanding of human genetic susceptibility to environmental exposures


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