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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…

Preventing the Bite Day and Night in Harris County

The third most populous county in the United States, Harris County (TX) works day and night to protect its 4.7 million residents from vector-borne disease by integrating surveillance, control, education, research, and technology. Harris County…

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week: Protect Yourself and Your Community

By Elisabeth Martinez, Intern, and Chelsea Gridley-Smith, Senior Program Analyst, NACCHO With the arrival of summer and Fourth of July festivities just around the corner, many people are spending more time outside. The rising temperatures invite…