Thursday, April 8, 2010

Results of Budget Survey, Fall 2009

Last fall, we asked members to share their experience with changes to environmental health budgets. A summary of the results are shown above.

Although there are indications that the economy is improving, it may be some time before we see a corresponding improvement in state and local health department budgets. Please feel free to comment on the changes that have occurred in your jurisdication. How have those changes impacted your community?

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Forum on Effect of Budget Cuts on Environmental Health Profession and the Public

Most city, county and state agencies are experiencing significant cuts due to budget shortfalls and reduced fee-based services. Is the loss of staff and funding affecting your ability to provide environmental health services?

NEHA would like to document that the loss of capacity in local programs is detrimental to members of our communities. Please share stories of how cuts in your programs
  • have affected your ability to do your job
  • have affected individuals or the community you serve
Please note: This is a public forum. You are welcome to post responses anonymously if you choose.