Now Streaming: 2nd Annual Amoeba Summit

A recording of the 2nd Annual Amoeba Summit is now available. The summit, presented by Florida Hospital For Children, was held at the Florida Hospital Seventh-Day Adventist Church on September 9, 2016. Discussions focused on Naegleria fowleri, the amoeba that is found in freshwater and causes Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), and provided information on:

  1. Early identification of signs and symptoms of PAM.
  2. Understanding the risk factors for PAM.
  3. Understanding the pathophysiology and treatment options for this disease entity.

View a recording of the summit to learn more about Naegleria fowleri and PAM.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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