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The Model Aquatic Health Code Network Celebrates One Year: Bringing Health and Safety to a Pool Near You

This month marks one year since NACCHO, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network. Established to improve safety standards across U.S. public pools, waterparks,…

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…

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…

CDC Fellowship Opportunity: Program and Performance Improvement

The Program and Performance Improvement Office (Improvement Office), housed within the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, recently posted a new fellowship opportunity through the…

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…