Zika

CDC Webinar Series: Sustaining Zika Response

This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a webinar series to help state and local public health departments sustain Zika preparedness and response activities in 2017. The series is a follow-up…

NACCHO Report: Vector Control Assessment in Zika Virus Priority Jurisdictions

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), has released a summary of findings evaluating vector control capacity across ten Zika Virus (ZIKV) priority jurisdictions. This initiative was launched by the CDC…

Abstracts Open: CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention

The 2017 CityMatCH MCH Leadership Conference & Healthy Start Convention, Creating Harmony: Every Voice Counts, is an opportunity for Maternal and Child Health (MCH) professionals nationwide to network, share successes, enhance knowledge, and generate new…

Prevent to Protect: January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst, Health and Disability Every four and half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. In an effort to address this serious public health…

Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

CDC and partners recently announced a new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), which focuses on using integrated pest management (IPM) to control vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus. Nine in ten pilot testers said they…

HRSA Resource: Caring for Infants and Children Affected by Zika Virus

The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) created a resource guide to support states and communities with the health needs of infants and children affected by Zika Virus. The guide includes information on supporting a…