Since its inception more than 40 years ago , the NYS Conference of Environmental Health Directors has worked to improve delivery of environmental health services throughout New York State. Conference membership includes representatives from:
The 36 county health departments with environmental health programs
The New York City Division of Environmental Health
The 9 district offices of the New York State Health Department.
The CEHD organization provides a mechanism for speaking as one environmental health voice to evaluate programs, promote important public health initiatives and implement changes to regulations, procedures, and program delivery tracking and reporting associated with the day-to-day cperation of local environmental health offices. The CEHD also provides an opportunity for professional interaction and information sharing to assist members in carrying out many community programs.