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Response Requested for Second Nationwide Assessment of Local Vector Control Organizations

In early 2020, NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will administer the second nationwide assessment of local vector control organizations in the United States. Before the initial assessment that…

2019 Northeaset Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases Annual Meeting Report

The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) membership convened January 24-25, 2019 at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station campus in New Haven, Connecticut. Laura C. Harrington, Program Director, presided at this second…

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…

Manage Mosquitoes with NACCHO’s Vector Control Toolkit

By Marie Smith and Dylan Williams, NACCHO Interns Vector-borne diseases (e.g., Zika virus, West Nile virus, and Lyme disease) are a concern to many Americans, spreading among the population through mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, and other…

Webinar Recording: Using Mosquito Surveillance to Make Decisions about Control Methods

Last year, a NACCHO report found that 61% of respondents from local vector control organizations did not make mosquito control decisions based on surveillance data. On August 23, 2018, NACCHO hosted a Q&A-based webinar to provide technical assistance…