Tracking Environmental Health Hazards

Tracking Resources

Tracking Resources from ASTHO, CDC, Esri, and Partners

ASTHO Tracking Resources

Tracking Webinar 3-Part Series: Contributions of Tracking Network Data to Public Health Programs
ASTHO, in partnership with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), conducted a three-part webinar series on the invaluable contributions of Tracking Network data to state and local public health programs.

Building a Tracking Network (2011 Three-Part Webinar Series)
Designed to enhance the capacity of non-grantee states, tribes, and territories to conduct tracking-related activities.

2010 Regional Tracking Webinars
Regional portal demonstrations for the central, eastern, and western states.

ASTHO Environmental Health Tracking Position Statement
ASTHO strongly supports efforts to enhance the National Tracking Network. To advance the Tracking Network toward an optimally performing integrated system, ASTHO summarizes policy actions and recommendations in its position statement.

Data Partnerships to Improve Public Health - FAQs
Frequently asked questions about establishing data partnerships for tracking. The benefits for participating, using the Network, securing data, and more.

2007 Tracking Awareness Assessment Summary 
Results from the July 2007 online assessment, ASTHO, NACCHO, and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) conducted to gauge the awareness and current needs in Environmental Public Health Tracking among key stakeholder groups.

CDC Tracking Resources

Guide to Building an Environmental Public Health Tracking Network
This Tracking Program “How To Guide” helps new and experienced health professionals develop and launch a Tracking Program. It contains specific approaches, methods, and resources for capacity evaluation, program planning, and startup.

Keeping Track, Promoting Health (e-book)
Highlights of the successes and challenges of the first four years of the Tracking Program.

Keeping Track, Promoting Health (e-pamphlet)
Overview of the CDC Tracking Network accomplishments, key features, and future directions.

Esri Tracking Resources

ArcGIS Online Community Group
An online community of practice established through an in-kind donation by Esri for fellows and alumni group members to author, share, and publish maps online.

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ASTHO Partner Tracking Resources

Environmental Public Health Tracking 101
The CDC, in cooperation NEHA, offers a free course titled, Tracking 101, which provides an overview of the major components of tracking.

Tracking Facilitated Discussions, 2008 - 2012
ASTHO and NACCHO, with support from CDC, collaborated to sponsor several facilitated discussion with the goals of opening lines of communication and fostering collaboration among state and local health agencies.