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Webinar: Using Environmental Health Data to Inform Pool Regulatory Efforts in the City of Long Beach, California
February 22, 2024 | 1:00-2:00 PM ET
The City of Long Beach (California) Water Quality Program, through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is utilizing environmental health data to evaluate an intervention conducted for lower-compliance public pools and spas. The intervention includes a self-inspection checklist used by pool operators and their maintenance staff to increase awareness, knowledge, and compliance. Join Robert Campbell and Juan Garcia in this new webinar to learn about the City of Long Beach’s results to date and lessons learned along the way for other health departments looking to do similar work.
Juan Garcia, REHS, EHS III, City of Long Beach, Bureau of Environmental Health, Water Quality Program, joined the City of Long Beach, Bureau of Environmental Health in 2016 as an area inspector - conducting restaurant & swimming pool inspections. During his tenure at the City of Long Beach he took a position to overlook the recreational water program - reviewing plans for new proposals and remodels of swimming pools/spas. He is a graduate of Cal St Los Angeles, where he majored in Public Health. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his family. When he’s not keeping busy with his kids, you can find him at the beach.
Robert Campbell, MBA, Consultant, R.S. Campbell Consulting, Inc., is a long-time partner of the City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Environmental Health. He currently administers their data management system, provides grant writing and management, and manages other projects. He earned an MBA in 1997 from Long Beach State University and enjoys hiking, the beach, and creating mosaic art.