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Healthy and Safe Swimming Week Messages for Summer Safety

The summer months present a unique set of environmental health challenges for practitioners to consider. Climbing temperatures awaken a host of public health vectors (animals and insects that can transmit diseases to humans). Public pools…

Deadline Extended: National Environmental Public Health Internship Program

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has extended the deadline for the National Environmental Public Health Internship Program (NEPHIP), which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Environmental Health Services Branch.…

MAHC Network September Webinar: Cyanuric Acid and the Fecal, Vomit, and Blood Response

Join NACCHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the latest bi-monthly Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinar on September 19, 2017 at 1:00-2:00 pm ET. This presentation will discuss the considerations related…

New NACCHO Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network Webinar Recordings

Recordings and PowerPoint slides from the two most recent and highest attended Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) Network webinars are now available via NACCHO’s MAHC Network webpage. In coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and…

Keep Crypto out of the Pool: Addressing One of the Summer’s Major Public Health Risks

By Hannah Donart, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is one of the most common causes of diarrheal disease outbreaks associated with recreational water activity in the United States and these outbreaks are occurring at…

It’s All About Diarrhea During Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2017

The thirteenth annual Healthy and Safe Swimming Week is happening this week, May 22–28. Every year in the week leading up to Memorial Day–—the kickoff to the summer swim season–—the Centers for Disease Control and…

Now Accepting Nominations: Aquatic Safety Grant

The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) is seeking nominations of public health officials and/or health departments for its annual Dr. R. Neil Lower Grant. This grant supports continuing education, technical, and operational activities undertaken…