Environmental Health

2018 Accomplishments: CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases

As expected, 2018 was another busy year in emerging infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To reflect, the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) recently released the…

An Inside Look at NACCHO’s Vector Surveillance and Control Workshops

In response to the 2017 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, NACCHO hosted two Vector Surveillance and Control Workshops in partnership with the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Greener Guidance: Environmental Health Emergency Preparedness

Note: This is the seventh edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns here. Submit a question here. February 2019 Dear Greener Guidance, I am writing to inquire about environmental health (EH) emergency…

Grantees Announced for Climate and Health Adaptations in Local Health Departments Funding

Climate change jeopardizes public health. From extreme heat to flash flooding to increased spread of vector-borne diseases, the effects of climate change are some of the most pervasive threats local health departments are facing. To…