Vector-Borne Disease

Vector Control Tools and Resources for Environmental Health Professionals

Environmental health professionals are on the frontline of helping individuals, institutions, and communities reduce threats from mosquitoes, ticks, and other vectors. In this column, CDC’s Kelli Foster discusses training and other resources designed to advance environmental…

Summer is Coming: Resources to Keep Your Community Safe

  By Elizabeth Brasington, NACCHO Marketing/ Communications Intern Summer is almost here which means more fun in the sun. Whether it’s camping, hiking, swimming, or barbequing, your community will be spending time outside, and keeping…

Rodent Control and Public Health: Examining Local Rodent Control Programs

From the 1900 San Francisco bubonic plague epidemic to the 2012 Yosemite National Park hantavirus infection outbreak, rodents have always been a lurking environmental threat, capable of compromising the public’s health. In addition to potentially carrying…

What to Know about Summer Weather and Lyme Disease

By Prezley Duncan, Intern, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO; and Lisa Brown, MPH, Senior Program Analyst, Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response, NACCHO Anyone planning to spend quality time outdoors this…