What is EH?

Learn about environmental health and the topics within this discipline by visiting our Environmental Health Page. 

EH News 

Get up to the date information on current events, announcements and what's new with RIEHA and other local Environmental Health Associations by visiting our News & Events Page

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RIEHA works to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island through education, training and advocacy in all areas of environmental health


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Rhode Island

Environmental Health ​Association


The 2016 Scholarship application period is now closed. 2017 Scholarship opportunities coming soon. Visit our

Scholarship Page for more information.

What's Happening in Environmental Health

International Travelers

Traveling Oversees this summer? CDC warns of the following outbreaks:

  • Watch - Zika Virus in Bahamas
    • Announced August 2016
  • Watch - Yellow Fever in Angola
    • Announced August 2016
  • Watch - Zika Virus in Florida, USA
    • Updated August 2016​

ZIKA Virus

Food Outbreaks ​

9th Global Conference on Health Promotion

Food & Product Recalls​​

Product and Date Recalled

  • Fresh Cut Vegetables (8/26/16)
  • ​Sweetened Ginger  (8/25/16)
  • ​Scallops  (8/24/16)
  • Eye-Saline Eyewash  (8/19/16)
  • Frozen Cut Corn  (8/19/16)
  • ​Pretzel Crisps  (8/17/16)
  • ​​Blended seasoning curry products  (8/12/16)
  • ​Bread mixes, Muffin mixes and Brownie mixes  (8/11/16)​​​