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CDC’s Tracking Network in Action

Tracking in Action - Vermont and Washington

Take a look at the new Faces of Tracking series to see how tracking programs across the country are making a difference in the lives of individuals.

CDC’s Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (Tracking Network) connects people with vital public health information. It has data and information that can be used for a wide variety of environmental and public health efforts. But the Tracking Network is more than just data.

Beyond Data: Faces of Tracking

The Tracking Network is also a network of people and resources that transform data into public health action. Tracking programs provide essential environmental health infrastructure and expertise to keep communities safe and help improve where we live, work, and play.

Faces of Tracking showcases stories from real people who have been impacted by Tracking, or have used Tracking data to enact public health change across the United States. Featured story topics include a variety of environmental health issues reflecting diverse environment-health connections the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program seeks to understand.

Graphic:  Environmental Public Health Tracking Success Stories

Learn more about the Tracking Program by exploring other success stories and videos.

Faces of Tracking Profiles

  • Meghan (Washington): radon testing
  • Lisa (South Carolina): mercury in fish
  • Erik (Vermont): blue-green algae
  • Kelly (New York): access to parks
  • Darren (Wisconsin): carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Emma (Minnesota): melanoma

You can learn even more about the important work of the Tracking Program by reading success stories and watching Tracking in Action videos.

Stay informed about new additions to the Tracking Network, like Faces of Tracking, by joining our list-serv.

  • Page last reviewed: October 10, 2017
  • Page last updated: October 10, 2017
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