Author Archives: Michelle Shapiro

Manage Mosquitoes with NACCHO’s Vector Control Toolkit

By Marie Smith and Dylan Williams, NACCHO Interns Vector-borne diseases (e.g., Zika virus, West Nile virus, and Lyme disease) are a concern to many Americans, spreading among the population through mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and other…

Retail Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be presenting two National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Self-Assessment and Verification Audit Workshops in April and July 2019. i The April workshop will be held on…

Using Yelp Restaurant Reviews to Identify Foodborne Illness

By Dede Vilven, Enteric Epidemiologist, Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) serves approximately 1.1 million people in the greater Salt Lake City area. To keep the population safe and…