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Stop Food Outbreaks

Food safety investigators can use environmental assessments to improve food safety. Environmental assessments are an important part of outbreak investigations. They can determine how and why germs got into the environment and spread to make people sick, and they provide information that can stop ongoing outbreaks and prevent them in the future.



Extreme Heat

Environmental Health

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Lightning Safety

Air Quality


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Spring Weather

Street signs on flooded street

Toxic Substances Portal

Flood Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide

Lead in Toys

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Radiation in Medicine

The National ALS Registry


Page last reviewed: September 14, 2020