Water Safety

Preventing Legionnaires’ Disease: A Training on Legionella Water Management Programs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners developed an online training on preventing Legionnaires’ disease, PreventLD: A Training on Legionella Water Management Programs. The training focuses on creating a water management program…

MAHC Network Webinar Recording: Response to a Spa-Related Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in Colorado

The November 2018 MAHC Network webinar on November 27 brought together representatives from the Colorado Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to discuss response to a spa-related outbreak of Legionella.…

Report: Initiatives for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment

On December 11, 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with the United Kingdom Science and Innovation Network and the Wellcome Trust, released Initiatives for Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment. The…

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…