The U.S. Conference of Mayors
2007 ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS
CHILDREN, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CARE SUPPORT

WHEREAS, the support for environmental health services, environmental health assessments, testing remediation, disease investigation and control, as well as research for environmental health needs is an emerging and critical need at the local level; and

WHEREAS, biological and other hazardous materials and its health impact, as well as emergency/disaster preparedness are critical issues of the environmental agenda; and

WHEREAS, to adequately address this will require additional epidemiological surveillance, investigation, health risk assessments and training,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the U.S. Conference of Mayors sees as an absolute critical need dedicated funding for Environmental Health Care Support.

2007 The U.S. Conference of Mayors
Tom Cochran, Executive Director
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