American Public Health Association
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Environmental Public Health

APHA works with partners and members, including the Environment Section of APHA, to bring national attention to environmental public health issues and to promote policy that protects health. 

APHA develops targeted educational materials and messages that highlight the connection between healthy communities and healthy people.

APHA uses science-based policies
developed by members as the foundation for its work on the following focus areas:

  • Built Environment
  • Chemical Exposure & Prevention
  • Climate Change
  • Food Systems 
  • Workforce Development

APHA supports efforts to create healthy, sustainable communities:

For more information, visit APHA's environmental public health website: