Environmental Health Data Webinar Series
In partnership with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), we are hosting a webinar series on how to use environmental health data to make data-driven decisions.
Developing a GIS Tool to Drive Data-Driven Decision Making for the Virginia Private Well Program
Speaker: Megan Senseman, Virginia Department of Health
Description: This presentation will highlight the VDH’s outcomes of working collaboratively with the Three Rivers Health District in Virginia and NEHA to create a GIS mapping tool, using information from VDH’s Statewide Environmental Health Database (EHD) and data from other sources.
When: August 5 at 2 pm ET
From Data to Action - Arizona Public Health Tracking Network
Speaker: Niki Lajevardi- Khosh and Hsini Lin, Arizona State Department of Health
Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Arizona Tracking Network and how we have used data to improve public health.
When: August 8 at 3 pm ET
Best Practices for Amplifying the Impact of Food Service and Retail Inspections
Speaker: Arash Nasibi, Hazel Analytics
Description: This webinar will help health agency officials understand both the current state of health inspection data, from the perspective of our private-sector customers, and opportunities for improvement. It will also share insights on four general principles that are fundamental to inspection data publication - online data availability, ease of access, timeliness, and detail and accuracy.
When: August 9 at 1 pm ET
How Washington State Department of Health’s Tracking Program Uses EH Data to Promote Data-Driven Decision-Making for Climate and Health Program
Speaker: Jennifer Sable, Washington State Department of Health
Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the Washington Tracking Network and how they have used climate and health data to improve public health.
When: August 10 at 2 pm ET
Standardizing Private Well Data
Speaker: Sam Dye, Gaston County Department of Health
Description: This presentation will provide an overview on how Gaston County set out to standardize private domestic well data. It will also highlight how Gaston County is developing various standardized and improved methods to estimate the number and distribution of private wells within a county and/or state, in addition to determining the risk of contaminant exposure to private wells users through spatial analysis.
When: August 11 at 4 pm ET