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Resources by Topic: Public health

Directory of Local Health Departments
Contact information for local public health departments. Browse by state or search by zip code.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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EPA Enforcement and Compliance History Online
Access to community-level information on facilities and their compliance with environmental regulations. Includes information on air emissions, surface water discharges, hazardous waste, and drinking water systems.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Analyze Trends: EPA/State Drinking Water Dashboard
Access to data on public water systems regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act program. Includes information on which public water systems are regulated, inspections, violations, and enforcement actions. To access information on specific water systems, select a state and then click Export under each chart to see which systems have been inspected, have violations, and so on.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Fatality Facts: Urban/Rural Comparison
Presents characteristics and differences of fatal motor vehicle crashes between rural and urban areas, with trend data since 1977.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: Highway Loss Data Institute
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National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) AtlasPlus
Provides access to state and county-level data on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Also includes data on the social determinants of health and state-level data on the rural population.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Hawai'i Journal of Medicine & Public Health
Online peer-reviewed journal published monthly focusing on multicultural and environmental aspects of health and human services in the Hawaiian Islands and Pacific Rim region.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
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NACCHO Workforce Resource Center
Offers information on accreditation, certification, competencies, partner resources, policy statements, and publications relevant to the development of the public health workforce for local health departments.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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Border Health and Migration
Provides information on health issues in the U.S.-Mexico border region, border and binational programs and activities, and resources to address border health.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Washington State Local Health Departments and Districts
Access websites for each of Washington's local and regional health departments.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Washington State Department of Health
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Wisconsin Partnership Program
Works to build public and community health skills, leadership, and collaboration to improve Wisconsin residents' health. Provides resources for continuing education and training targeted toward healthcare practitioners and providers, healthcare systems, community leaders, and public health agencies.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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