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Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau

Welcome to the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau (EHEB) website. Environmental health is the branch of public health protection that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that may affect human health. Environmental health is also a field of science that studies how the environment influences human health and disease. Environmental epidemiology is the study of the relationship between environmental exposures and human health.


Overview

Mission

Reduce the prevalence of environmentally-related adverse health outcomes by:

  • Conducting surveillance of relevant, prioritized health outcomes
  • Identifying environmental exposures of concern
  • Implementing public health promotion through evidence-based approaches
  • Evaluating program activities to further develop and improve effectiveness

Programs

Our officially funded programs include:

Activities

Some examples of our program activities include:

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