Environmental Health

Public health has a role in protecting against environmental health hazards by addressing aspects of the environment that pose risks to human health. This includes developing policies and programs to reduce exposure to environmental health risks, promoting health environments, and identifying and mitigating environmental risks such as food and waterborne diseases, radiation, occupational health hazards, and public health nuisances. In this section you will find information on:

  • Radon
  • Lead
  • Public Health Nuisance
  • Well Water