Vector-Borne Disease

Harris County Public Health Uses Global Health Innovations to Prevent Infectious Mosquito-borne Diseases

In this success story, Harris County Public Health (HCPH) shares their insights on two vector control strategies that were originally carried out in India, Brazil, and Australia before they were adopted by Harris County. The…

Apply for Emerging Threats (Hepatitis C, Syphilis and/or Zika) Field Support for Local Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications from local health departments (LHDs) that would like to receive supplemental contractual field support in communities that have high burden and risk for pregnant…

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…

Strengthen Core Capabilities in Mosquito and Tick Surveillance and Control with NACCHO’s Vector Control Toolkit

By Michael Luong, NACCHO Environmental Health Intern Summer may be coming to an end, but mosquito and tick season continues until the first frost hits and temperatures are consistently under 50 degrees Fahrenheit. With warming…

The Role of Local Environmental Health Departments in Tick-Related Activities and Services

Find out what local environmental health (EH) professionals across the country are doing in tick control and surveillance in a new assessment from NACCHO. Through key informant interviews, respondents shared the strategies they use to…