APHA works to make connections between healthy communities and healthy people.
APHA supports national efforts to monitor, reduce and prevent chemical exposures in every community, especially those struggling with disparities.
Environmental Public Health Tracking
Built environment refers to the man-made surroundings that provide the settings
for human activity.
APHA is concerned with the public health implications of climate change from effects on drinking water supplies to changes in vector-borne diseases to extreme weather events.
APHA supports initiatives at the national and community levels to improve food safety, increase access to nutritious foods and create a sustainable food system.
APHA works to help address the crucial issues facing the environmental public health workforce. These concerns include dwindling numbers of public health professionals, lack of resources and increasing responsibilities.