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​​​​​​​​ ​​Welcome to the Maryland Environmental Public Health Tracking Program, your gateway to environmental and health data resources. On this tracking site, you can create data Tables and Maps or view a Gallery of different health topics in Maryland. 

What is Enviro​nmental Public Health Tracking?

Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) is the collection, integration, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data from environmental hazard monitoring and from human health effects surveillance. Tracking aims to protect communities by providing useful environmental and health data to federal, state, and local agencies. These agencies can, in turn, use this information to plan, implement, and evaluate public health actions to prevent and manage environmentally-related diseases. EPHT allows public health agencies to monitor and disseminate information about environmental factors and disease trends, engage in research on potential linkages between environmental factors and health conditions, and implement and evaluate policies to help prevent or control environmentally-related diseases.

Environmental public health topics that can be found within our tracking program include:​
 

Environmental Public Health Data

·         County Profiles

·         Create Your Own Map

·         Data and Maps Gallery

·         Glossary

·         Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Toolkit

·         Metadata

·         Tables/Queries​​​


​Health Topics​

·         Asthma

·         Birth Defects

·         Cancer

·         Carbon Monoxide

·         Heart attack (Myocardial Infarction)

·         Lead Poisoning

·         Occupational Health and Safety​​



​Environment Topics

·         Air Quality

·         Climate Change

·         Pollen​​

·         Radon​​







​Resources


Partners​

Tracking History

You can also access information on environmental health issues across the country on the CDC National Tracking Network:​

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​​ For more information, call the Environmental Health Helpline: 1-866-703-3266 or email mdh.envhealth@maryland.gov​​​
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