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NCEH Funding for FY 2016

Significant budget cuts are being proposed for FY16 to the National Center for Environmental Health, a CDC center under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Environmental Health Programs at CDC: NCEH Infographic
NEHA, with help from our partners, has put together a toolkit for you to use and is specific to environmental health.

Help us preserve funding for the critical programs that are supported by NCEH – programs that save lives, protect people from health threats, and save money through prevention.

Sample Support Letter 

Please consider sending this letter (Word doc for you to customize) to your representatives in Congress. To find your legislators go to: www.contactingthecongress.org

 

Sample Facebook and/or LinkedIn Post

Significant budget cuts are being proposed to the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) for FY16. Help preserve funding for the critical programs that are supported by NCEH  – programs that save lives, protect people from health threats, and save money through prevention. This online toolkit makes it easy to contact your legislators http://neha.org/sign-ons/nceh-funding-fy-2016

 

Sample Tweet

Action alert! Keep critical EH programs @CDCEnvironment. Write your legislators to restore FY16 NCEH budget @NEHAorg http://neha.org/sign-ons/nceh-funding-fy-2016

 

Sample Newsletter Article or Website Mention

Voice Your Support for NCEH Funding 
Now is the time to contact your legislators to let them know how important CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health funding is to the work of environmental health professionals throughout the country. Significant budget cuts are being proposed for FY16. NEHA, with help from our partners, has put together a toolkit for you to use and is specific to environmental health. Please visit http://neha.org/sign-ons/nceh-funding-fy-2016 and help us preserve funding for the critical programs that are supported by NCEH – programs that save lives, protect people from health threats, and save money through prevention.

 

National Center for Environmental Health  

Program Overviews http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/information/program_overviews.htm

CDC - Environmental Health FY 2016 President’s Budget Request Fact Sheet http://www.cdc.gov/fmo/topic/Budget%20Information/FY-2016-Fact-Sheets/FY2016_Pres_Budget_Final_EH.pdf