Environmental Health

CDC: Zika Action Day Toolkit

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention developed a Zika Action Day Toolkit to help guide health departments and other organizations, including community-based organizations, interested in holding a Zika community engagement event. Community engagement to reduce…

Summer is Here and So are the Mosquitoes: Why Local Vector Control is Key to Combating Zika

As temperatures rise well above 50 degrees throughout much of the country, mosquito season is in full swing, meaning many Americans are at a greater risk for mosquito-borne illness. This year’s risk factor is substantially…

Seeking Nominations: 2017 Environmental Public Health Team Award

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is currently accepting nominations for the John J. Guzewich Environmental Public Health Team Award. This award aims to promote the critical role of local, state, tribal and territorial environmental public…

Travel Scholarships: Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference

Travel scholarships are currently available for the Integrated Foodborne Outbreak Response and Management (InFORM) 2017 Conference. Scheduled for November 6-9, 2017 in Garden Grove, CA, this event will convene food safety professionals from across the country to…

Guidance: Technologies for Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) designed a guidance document  for state and territorial health agencies that are interested in surveillance tools to build or expand their vector-borne disease surveillance activities. This…

Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Lead Poisoning Awareness

The National Center for Healthy Housing is seeking grant applicants for an opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in funding to support local lead poisoning prevention events. Ten or more communities will receive funding to…