EHS Spotlight: Public Health Workforce, Flood Guidance, EH ResourcesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 11/02/2012 01:09 PM EDT
Environmental Health Services (EHS) for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
EHS Spotlight Features:
Enumerating the EH Workforce;
Assessing Public Health Risk after Floods;
Resources for EH Practitioners
Enumerating the Environmental Public Health Workforce—Challenges and Opportunities - CAPT Mehran Massoudi, Rob Blake, and Larry Marcum discuss efforts to determine the number and composition of the U.S. workforce at the federal, state, and local levels. This article is published in the November 2012 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health.
Assessment of Public Health Risk after Floods - Guidance defines how to assess the public health risks for using outdoor areas after a flood.
Natural Disasters: Resources for EH Practitioners – Links to EHS and CDC resources for environmental health practitioners on disaster preparedness and response.