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Pre-Deployment

Basic Readiness Compliance Checklist

Click here to view the 2012 Environmental Health Readiness Guide (PDF: 237 KB, 38pages). This guide will assist Commissioned Corps officers performing emergency environmental health duties by listing skill sets and competencies required for a successful deployment under the Office of Force Readiness and Deployment (OFRD).

The Environmental Health Officer Utilization Handbook is available here (PDF: 175 KB, 11 pages). This handbook lists a summary of skills possessed by Environmental Health Officers of the United States Public Health Service. It also describes typical activities these officers might perform in an emergency response situation following a disaster under the Federal Response Plan.