Environmental Health

HHS Awards $3.2 Million to Support Flint Residents Affected by Lead Exposure

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Michigan State University (MSU) with $3.2 million in grant funding to establish a registry of Flint residents who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the Flint…

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…