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Florida HealthProtocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE EH)
What is PACE-EH?
Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health (PACE-EH) is a community involvement tool to guide local health officials in conducting community-based environmental health assessments.
The PACE-EH process is a valuable tool for communities that want to improve their environmental health. It is a collaborative process that engages community members, local government, and other stakeholders in identifying and addressing environmental health issues. The process has been used by communities across the United States to improve the health of their residents.
PACE-EH was developed by the National Association of County and City Officers (NACCHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). PACE EH Tool for Community Environmental Health Assessment (cdc.gov).
- The Power of PACE-EH
- CDC PACE-EH Information
- CDC PACE-EH Guidebook
- CDC PACE-EH Resources
- NACCHO PACE-EH Online Training Course
- Florida PACE-EH Brochure
- Community Health Improvement Planning by County HealthDepartment
- Florida Health Impact Assessment Report
- American Institute of Architects, Sustainable Design Assessment Team Fellsmere Report
- Florida Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Awards and Recognition
Harvard University 2010 Bright Ideas Initiative:Letter of recognition
NACCHO: 2008 Certificate of Appreciation
ASTHO 2005 Vision Awards:Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health: The PACE EH Initiative
NACCHO's 2005 Jim Parker Memorial Award:Indian River County Protocol to Assess Community Excellence in Environmental Health: Putting Wabasso Back on the Map