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Mission and Values

Tracking California is a program of the Public Health Institute, in partnership with the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control's (CDC) National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. Tracking California works to make environmental health data and information publicly-available through the development of a web-based data query system, state-of-the-art data displays, and innovative web tools and services. We aim to make these data and information accessible and useful to a variety of stakeholders including communities, governments, academia, and private partners.

Our Mission:

We mobilize data to improve public health

Our Values

We are guided by the following core values and strive for them in all our work:

Our Core Functions: What We Do

Core Strategic Directions 2017-2020

Track environmental and public health data for CA

Enhance data and info on our website

Develop policy-relevant products

Participate in community-engaged research

Facilitate use of water boundary and quality data

Support environmental justice communities and identify health inequities