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Massachusetts Department of Public Health seal Massachusetts Environmental Public Health Tracking

Tutorials

Home Page: Key Features

Overview:

  • The home page can direct you around the MA EPHT website to answer your environmental health questions.
  • Refer to the panels below for navigation help:
  • 1. Leaves:

    Each leaf represents a section of the website. Click for more information about each topic.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT home page with red arrows pointing to green topic leaves on a gray tree. The cursor is clicking on the Health Data leaf as an example. These topic areas are repeated in the navigation menu.

    2. Search Bar:

    Use the search bar to look for something on the website. Type in key words and then click on the magnifying glass icon.

    There is screenshot of the MA EPHT home page with a red arrow pointing to the search bar. The cursor is clicking on the green magnifying glass icon.

    3. Tabs:

    The tabs also represent sections of the website, and are located on top of the page. Hover your cursor over each for a sub-menu.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT home page with a bracket over the navigation tabs. The tabs read from left to right at the top of the page, beneath the title banner. The cursor is hovering over the About tab, so that there is a submenu dropping down from it.

    4. Menu:

    No tabs on your page? Using a small browser size or phone? Select “Menu” to see the tabs. Click on each for a sub-menu.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT home page with a red arrow pointing to the orange menu icon. This menu icon appears on mobile devices or small browser windows and is located at the top left of the webpage. There is a cursor clicking on the menu icon. Below, there is a red bracket by the open sub-menu tabs, which appear on the right side of the page.

    5. Planning & Tools:

    This tab describes different applications of EPHT data for public health practitioners.

    There is a screenshot of the home page with a red box around the

    6. More Information:

    Scroll down the page for more sections.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT home page with a red arrow pointing downward.

    7. Community Profiles:

    Click the Community Profile link to see your town or city community profile summary. It contains data and descriptions about town/city geography, population demographics, health, environment, climate change, and what you can do.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT homepage with a red box surrounding the Community Profile link. This link is situated to the left side, directly below the home page leaf and tree navigation image.

    8. Maps & Tables:

    Use this section to look at MA EPHT topic-specific content and data when available. Select a topic page to learn more and to access a data query tool where available.

    There is a screenshot of the MA EPHT home page

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