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Main Title Guide to building an environmental public health tracking network.
Publisher National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 808149161
Subjects Environmental health--United States ; Environmental monitoring--United States ; Public health surveillance--United States ; Environmental Exposure--United States ; Environmental Health--United States ; Environmental Monitoring--United States ; Population Surveillance--United States ; Program Development--United States ; Public Health--United States
Additional Subjects National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (US) ; National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network ; National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (US)
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ELBM  TD170.G85 2011 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/05/2012
Collation 1 v. (multiple pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Cover title. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Background and Introduction -- -- Section I. Environmental Public Health Tracking Overview -- A. Tracking-related terminology -- B. Program vision, mission, and goals -- C. Funding opportunities -- D. Future direction -- -- Section II. Guidelines for Planning and Building a Tracking Program -- A. Assess and build program capacity -- B. Build a network -- C. Create a startup plan -- D. Data content -- E. Communications and outreach -- F. CDC tracking workgroups -- -- Section III. Funded State and Local Tracking Programs -- A. State/NYC profiles -- B. Documenting tracking's effect: success stories -- C. Case studies -- D. Mentorships -- E. Information sharing about concepts and methods -- -- Section IV. Tools/Resources /Web links /Appendices -- Appendix A. Web Links and Resources -- Appendix B. State Case Studies -- Appendix C. Information Sharing About Concepts and Methods -- Appendix D .Guidance for Assessing Data Systems for Tracking and Accessing Current NCDMs "This document will help new and experienced health professionals develop and launch a Tracking Program. It contains specific approaches, methods, and resources that you can use to: Learn the history of, and CDC's approach to, building a sustainable nationwide Tracking Network with national, state, and local components; Evaluate your state, city, or other entity's capacity to launch a tracking network; Develop tracking program communications and outreach materials and strategies; Establish a tracking workforce and infrastructure; Learn more about existing Tracking Programs and their challenges. The guide will be available to you electronically. In the electronic version, all blue text will link users to more detailed reference materials. To view these references, just place your mouse over the blue text, right click, and select "Open Hyperlink" from the menu. The Guide also highlights a full list of Web addresses for all resource materials (Appendix A). The Tracking Program "How to Guide" is an evolving resource. It provides the materials, tools, methods, recommendations, and products needed to develop and to put in place local or state environmental public health tracking programs. In fact, Tracking Program staff from several states provided valuable information to this Guide. As the CDC Tracking Program develops new materials and information, we'll update this Guide to better assist state and local tracking programs." - p. iv