Environmental Health

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito: Developing Sustainable State and Local Mosquito Control Programs

Mosquito control has historically been and remains an important and basic public health function. Given the emergence of viruses such as dengue, chikungunya, and Zika in the United States and U.S. territories, the second edition of…

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Training Module: Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment for Healthcare Providers

The Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) module from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an interactive clinical education tool with case-based scenarios that provides technical training on RMSF. The module highlights key clinical…

Tick Surveillance Tools for Local Health Departments

By Anna Perea, Policy and Communications Lead, Bacterial Diseases Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The distribution of ticks and the pathogens they can…