Environmental Health (Back)

Environmental Health includes issues such as lead, mold, asbestos, water quality, air quality, and toxins. The corresponding Healthy People goal is to “promote health for all through a healthy environment”. Glass of Water

The six areas of Healthy People environmental health objectives are

  • Outdoor Air Quality
  • Water Quality
  • Toxics and Waste
  • Healthy Home and Healthy Communities
  • Infrastructure and Surveillance
  • Global Environmental Health

For more information, see the Healthy People 2020 topic, Environmental Health.