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2024 Vector Control Hurricane Crisis Workshop: Scholarships Open

Jan 16, 2024 | Anu Varma

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2024 Vector Control Hurricane Crisis Workshop

April 22-25, St. Augustine, Florida

Local vector control programs in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Puerto Rico are invited to attend this free workshop in April 2024 to help increase the capacity of programs in areas affected by 2022 Hurricanes Fiona and Ian. The theme for our workshop, Managing Mosquitoes in Disaster Situations: Best Practices and Partnerships, emphasizes the challenges and opportunities of managing mosquitoes in disaster situations, such as hurricanes, floods, or epidemics. It also focuses on the best practices and partnerships that can help vector control professionals like you to implement and maintain effective integrated vector management programs.

What will this workshop offer you? The workshop will instruct low-resource, impacted jurisdictions on how to detect, prevent, prepare for, and respond to mosquito-borne diseases. You will learn the essentials of implementing and maintaining a surveillance program, key considerations for vector control both pre- and post-hurricane, and best practices for data use and risk communication. You will get to engage with colleagues and counterparts from across the region as well as with vector-borne disease experts from the state, federal, and industry levels.

We’re excited to announce that travel scholarships for the workshop are OPEN! Complete your scholarship application by February 23, 2024 at forms.office.com/r/QJTpiTF3kF. Or use the QR code below. And, hurry! Space is limited. Scholarship awardees will be notified by March 1, 2024.

QR code for application

Click here for more information and to see past vector control events.

Hosted by NACCHO in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Have questions? Email [email protected].


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