Georgia Environmental Health Association


This page is dedicated to sharing issues of our popular professional magazine, the annual GEHA Journal, as well as GEHA newsletter updates, and other published resources relating to environmental health topics. These include papers, reports, articles, videos, and other publications written by GEHA’s membership. If you have something you would like to share, please email us.

The GEHA Journal
Now accepting content submissions!

The GEHA Journal is published annually in conjunction with the Annual Education Conference. This professional publication keeps our membership up-to-date on current issues, new research, useful resources and tools, products and services, upcoming related trainings and events, and more. As Georgia’s primary  connection to the complete spectrum of environmental health topics, the GEHA Journal has an estimated circulation of 5,000 professionals with a vested interest in areas such as air quality, drinking water, food safety and protection, hazardous materials/toxic substances management, institutional environmental health, occupational safety and health, terrorism and all-hazards preparedness, vector control, wastewater management, and water pollution control/water quality. Check out our latest issue by clicking here.

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Submit content for the next GEHA Journal! Click HERE to learn more.

Do you have a project, research study, or something of general interest in the field of environmental health that you’d like to submit? Now’s your chance to get it published! GEHA members and Georgia residents with a passion for environmental health are encouraged to consider submitting anything from formal articles to informal updates; tools and resources; and any other information discussing the physical, chemical and biological factors that impact the environmental health of Georgians. Submissions are accepted anytime of year for consideration in the next issue.

Read past editions of the GEHA Journal online here:



(2011) From Then to Now & Here to There: A Glimpse at Contaminated Lands & Environmental Health Issues in the United Kingdom

By Julia Campbell, M.P.H. Program Consultant, Environmental Health Branch Georgia Department of Public Health (NEHA Sabbatical)

(2002) Hand Washing in Georgia’s Public Schools: A Community Needs Assessment And Intervention Study
By Melinda F. Scarborough as a project submitted to the Rollins School of Public Health in partial fulfillment of the degree of Master of Public Health Emory University


Food Service Inspections – Tara Wheeler-Lay, an environmental health specialist and GEHA member at the Floyd County Health Department, explains what health department inspectors look for when performing inspections of food service establishments, including restaurants, schools and more.
Understanding Your Septic Tank – GA Dept of Public Health
Septic System Challenge – UGA Center for Urban Agriculture

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