Doctors, nurses, local health officials and other health professionals play an important role in preventing waterborne illness. This continuing education video explains potential health risks from exposure to microbial and chemical contaminants in drinking water and demonstrates actions health care providers can take in their practices.
The video features doctors, nurses, and local health officials who discuss the connection between drinking water and health in their communities. EPA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry jointly cosponsor this continuing education activity. A 30-page booklet is available in PDF format (1.9 Mbytes). Producer: Environmental Protection Agency. epa.gov. Creative Commons license: Public Domain.