Environmental Health maintains control measures to prevent and clear water- and food-borne illnesses. The department offers classes in heat and cold injury prevention, field sanitation, food service sanitation, and food handling, and offers pre-deployment medical threat briefings. A Pest Management Program is integrated through surveillance and pesticide application and by controlling the population of mosquitoes, ticks, roaches, and other arthropods.
Provide technical expertise to anticipate, identify, and assess all environmental health hazards to reducing potential medical threats impacting service members, their families, and DoD civilians.
Health Service Support Areas
We support the Fort Gregg-Adams, Fort A.P. Hill, Fort Pickett, Defense Supply Center, Richmond; National Ground Intelligence Center, Charlottesville; and Radford Arsenal communities.
Environmental Health Links and Resources
Army Public Health Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cold Injury Prevention