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CE: Wound Botulism Outbreak Among Persons Who Use Black Tar Heroin — San Diego County, California, 2017–2018

CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal of this activity is to describe a wound botulism outbreak in California during 2017–2018 among persons who use…

New Tool: Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit Toolkit

In partnership with several Northwest tribes, parents, youth, and healthcare providers, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is pleased to announce the “Celebrating Our Magic” toolkit, a culturally-specific resource for American Indian & Alaska Native…

Community Assessments for Mosquito Prevention and Control Experiences, Attitudes, and Practices — U.S. Virgin Islands, 2017 and 2018

A recent article in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report says that community assessments conducted in the U.S. Virgin Islands during the Zika outbreak response, hurricane response, and hurricane recovery found similar support for…

2019 Northeaset Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases Annual Meeting Report

The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) membership convened January 24-25, 2019 at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Laura C. Harrington, Program Director, presided at this second…

Webinar Recording: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

CDC recently hosted a Public Health Grand Rounds session focused on Legionnaires’ disease. During this session, four experts discussed approaches to preventing Legionnaires’ disease associated with buildings at increased risk and where we are with…