Vector Control

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…

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week: Let’s talk surveillance!

By Sandra L. Fisher-Grainger, MPH, Director, Hernando County Mosquito Control With the introduction of Zika to the United States in 2016 in both people and local mosquitoes, vector-borne diseases have become more of a concern, especially…

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…

Announcing NEVBD Pesticide Resistance Monitoring Program Launch

The Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEVBD) is establishing a pesticide resistance monitoring network covering the Northeastern region to support public health and mosquito control agencies in detecting pesticide resistance in mosquito populations.…