Resources for Environmental Health Issues Related to Health Care and Information for Health Care Professionals
Resources for environmental health issues –General
- Environmental Health News (EHN) – Information about emerging scientific links between environmental exposures and human health.
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Information about a wide variety of environmental-related topics.
- The National Lead Information Center (NLIC) - Information about lead hazards and their prevention.
- Beyond Pesticides/National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides (NCAMP) - Information on pesticides and alternatives to their use.
- Center for Health, Environment and Justice (CHEJ) - CHEJ promotes citizens' rights to environmental justice.
- Children’s Health Environmental Coalition Network (CHEC) – Inofmraiton for the public, specifically parents and caregivers, about environmental toxins that affect children's health.
- Environmental Defense – Information, publications, actions steps and a link to Scorecard, an information service on local environmental conditions by zip code.
- Environmental Health Information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – Variety of information and resources.
- Environmental health Information from the World Health Organization (WHO)
- Environmental Health Coalition - One of the oldest grassroots organizations in the United States, using social change strategies to achieve environmental justice.
- The Environmental Working Group (EWG) - Is a leading content provider for public interest groups and concerned citizens who are campaigning to protect the environment.
- Healthy Schools Network - Advocates for the protection of children’s environmental health in schools.
- Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center – Information on where asbestos may be found in your community, how to address it and resources on the deadly cancer it can cause, mesothelioma.
- National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) - Provides education, information, research, and technical assistance to local health departments and facilitates partnerships among local, state, and federal agencies in order to promote and strengthen public health.
- The National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals ( from the CDC) – This report is the most comprehensive assessment to date of the exposure of the U.S. population to chemicals in our environment.
- Oregon Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (Oregon DHS) -The goal of this tracking program is to protect communities by providing information to federal, state, and local agencies. These agencies, in turn, will use this information to plan, apply, and evaluate public health actions to prevent and control environmentally related diseases.
- Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families -A coalition of diverse groups united by their common concern about toxic chemicals in our homes, places of work, and products we use every day.
- Toxipedia - Provides comprehensive, accurate, and scientifically based information on the hazards and risks of chemical and physical agents, with the goal of advancing human and environmental health.