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Announcing: CDC’s National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
July 29, 2009, 8:36 am
Filed under: In the Community, News

On July 8th, the CDC launched a new website on environmental public
health.  The National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network is
a system of integrated health, exposure, and hazard information and
data from a variety of national, state, and city sources. On the
Tracking Network, you can explore information and view maps, tables,
and charts about health and environment across the country. Check out
the new website at:


Revised Green Guide For Health Care: Operations Section Released
January 20, 2009, 1:26 pm
Filed under: In the Community, News

Revised Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section Released
Updated section of the best practices toolkit focuses on continuous improvement in facility operations.
(Arlington, VA)  The most significant revision to the Green Guide for Health Care Version 2.2 Operations section to date has been released, marking the completion of a rigorous development process including two public comment periods. The Green Guide for Health Care, a project of the Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems and Health Care Without Harm, is the first voluntary, best practices green building and operations toolkit customized for the health care sector.
“The revised Operations section heralds a new era in sustainable facility operations in health care,” said Janet Brown, direc¬tor of Sustainable Operations at Practice Greenhealth who, along with Cecilia DeLoach Lynn, Lorissa MacAllister, and Adele Houghton, led the revision of the Operations Section of the Green Guide for Health Care. “The expanded scope and revised organization around departmental work will appeal to operational facilities eager to establish their leadership in environmental excellence.”

The Green Guide for Health Care is available as a free download from the GGHC website: