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NEHA 2021 Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition Three-Part Virtual Series

NEHA 2021 Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition

Environmental health professionals have been on the front line of an unprecedented global pandemic. COVID-19 brought with it changes in our roles and increases in our responsibilities. Together we are working for a safer and healthier tomorrow.

After careful deliberation, NEHA has transitioned the face-to-face 85th Annual Educational Conference (AEC) & Exhibition to a three-part virtual series. The NEHA 2021 AEC Three-Part Virtual Series will be held on April 20–21, June 1–2, and July 14–15.

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NEHA's Digital Defense: Education for a Safer World Virtual Conference & Exhibition

NEHA's Digital Defense: Education for a Safer World Virtual Conference & Exhibition

NEHA's Digital Defense: Education for a Safer World Virtual Conference & Exhibition is a highly informative forum that brought together over 2,000 environmental public health professionals and food and water safety specialists to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and emerging issues and solutions. The virtual conference was held on August 18 and 19, 2020. The virtual conference environment included auditorium presentations, poster sessions, a networking lounge, and exhibitor booths and resources. NEHA thanks all of the attendees, presenters, and exhibitors who participated in NEHA's Digital Defense: Education for a Safer World Virtual Conference & Exhibition. We also thank the Food and Drug Administration for its support of this virtual conference.

On-demand access to NEHA's Digital Defense closed on February 28, 2021.

NEHA members can access the presentations through NEHA E-Learning. After logging in via MyNEHA, members have the option to select the food safety and/or water safety tracks. Each presentation provides a speaker bio and the number of continuing education (CE) contact hours that can be earned. After completing the presentation and filling out a survey, members will be able to download a CE certificate.

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Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care
August 2021

Legionella Conference 2021

Legionella Conference Overview

NSF Health Sciences, an NSF International company, and the National Environmental Health Association will bring together professionals from a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, to discuss the growing concern of Legionella outbreaks at the third annual Legionella Conference. The conference will be held virtually in August 2021.

The theme for the next Legionella Conference, Prevention of Disease and Injury From Waterborne Pathogens in Health Care, centers on how hospitals, water utilities, health departments, industry, and regulators can work together to identify best practices for prevention of disease in hospitals, long-term care centers, and skilled nursing homes. Join the conversation on how we can work toward safer health care facilities.

Legionella Conference Special Session: Prevention of Disease and Injury from Waterborne Pathogens During an Emergent Health Crisis
March 9–10, 2021

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, NSF and NEHA’s Legionella Conference organizers have added a virtual Special Session to take place on March 9–10, 2021. This 2-day virtual session will center on how industries such as healthcare, water utilities, manufacturing, cultural institutions, and hospitality, as well as health departments  and regulators, can better respond to water-related challenges during a pandemic or major health crisis.

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