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The Iowa Environmental Health Association (IEHA) is an affiliate of the (NEHA) National Environmental Health Association and was established in 1969. Over 45 years later, our Association of individuals and organizations continues to work to improve the public’s environmental health through political advocacy, public awareness, professional development, and networking with peers. Today we are approaching 200 members from various organizations across Iowa.

Our mission is to promote education, influence policy and provide resources to environmental health professionals in order to protect the environment and promote public health.

Our vision is to improve the quality of life for all Iowans through environmental protection and the promotion of public health.

Members are Environmental Health personnel with professional responsibility for, or interest in, protecting the public’s health through organized programs in the following areas:

Air Quality ~ Food Protection ~ Housing Sanitation & Safety ~ Individual & Public Water Supplies Insect & Rodent Control~ Water Pollution Control Occupational Health & Safety ~ Recreational Waters & Facilities Solid & Hazardous Waste Mgmt. ~ Waste Water PollutionControl Toxic Substances ~ Emergency Preparedness

Environmental Health Professionals are:

Public health professionals who protect the public from detrimental conditions in the environment through education, consultation, collaboration, and enforcement of environmental regulations. An Environmental Specialist works with other professionals in their community to provide a safe and healthy environment.

Are you curious what environmental health services are available in Iowa?  Click here for an interactive map of local environmental services provided by county environmental public health departments.

Upcoming events

March 10, 2020 9:00 AM • North East Iowa Community College - Wilder Bus Center, 1625 Hwy 150 South, Calmar, Iowa 52132
March 11, 2020 9:00 AM • North Iowa Area Community College - 500 College Drive, Mason City IA 50401
March 12, 2020 8:30 AM • Kirkwood Continuing Education Training Center 101 50th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
March 12, 2020 10:00 AM • Ankeny SHL
March 17, 2020 8:00 AM • ISU Extension Office, 220 H Avenue, Nevada IA
March 23, 2020 8:00 AM • DMACC Conference Center Newton Campus, 600 North 2nd Ave. West, Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Room 210. Newton IA
March 24, 2020 1:15 PM • DMACC Conference Center Newton Campus, 600 North 2nd Ave. West, Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Room 210. Newton IA






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