Vector-Borne Disease

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate, is a report that was established to provide an independent, global monitoring system dedicated to tracking the health dimensions of the impacts of, and the response…

New Resource: CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Yesterday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a partnership with the CDC Foundation and Oxford University Press published The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual. The manual serves as a definitive guide to investigating…

Vector Control Collaborative: Request for Applications

NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have established the Vector Control Collaborative to match local vector control programs that have demonstrated expertise in core capabilities with vector control programs looking for…

Effectively Communicating About Mosquito Control: A Guide for Mosquito Control Partners

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed this guide to help states and communities across the nation explore and expand their mosquito control…

Vector Control Mentorship Program Applications Opening Soon

Applications are opening soon for NACCHO’s Vector Control Mentorship Program. Local vector control organizations are encouraged to apply to be either mentors or mentees in the program. Mentors will help mentees increase their capacity to…

Analysis of Express Legal Authorities for Mosquito Control in the United States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) released a report on the express legal authorities for mosquito control in the United States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. The report includes an overview of the…

New Report: Shortage of “Disease Detectives” in Local Health Departments Puts Cities at Risk

This post was written by originally posted on the Big Cities Health Coalition’s Front Lines blog.  Epidemiologist, noun epidemiologist \ˌe-pə-ˌdē-mē-ˈä-lə-jist An expert scientist who studies, detects and tracks injuries and disease in our communities. Epidemiologists serve on the…