Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is responsible for identifying and monitoring environmental hazards to health, measuring exposure to those hazards, and working to prevent exposure to environmental hazards. This website provides information compiled by the CDC regarding environmental concerns following Hurricane Katrina. Information includes an environmental health needs and habitability assessment, health consultations, information on keeping water and food safe, animal and insect hazards and much more. Also included are links to information from the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Institutes of Health.