Vector-Borne Disease

Rodent Control and Public Health: Examining Local Rodent Control Programs

From the 1900 San Francisco bubonic plague epidemic to the 2012 Yosemite National Park hantavirus infection outbreak, rodents have always been a lurking environmental threat, capable of compromising the public’s health. In addition to potentially carrying…

What to Know about Summer Weather and Lyme Disease

By Prezley Duncan, Intern, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO; and Lisa Brown, MPH, Senior Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO Anyone planning to spend quality time outdoors this…