MMWR: Outbreak of Seoul Virus Among Rats and Rat Owners — United States and Canada,...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a report describing the 2017 outbreak of Seoul virus among...

Feb 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

  • Available Now: New Vector Control Toolkit

    Winter is now in full swing in many parts of the country. Although vector control and surveillance may often be considered a task for...

    Dec 04, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Prevent to Protect: January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

    By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst, Health and Disability Every four and half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the...

    Jan 20, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

    CDC and partners recently announced a new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), which...

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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...

    Nov 11, 2015 | Lisa Brown

  • MMWR: Outbreak of Seoul Virus Among Rats and Rat Owners — United States and Canada, 2017

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a report describing the 2017 outbreak of Seoul virus among rats and rat owners in the US and Canada: Outbreak of Seoul Virus Among Rats and Rat Owners — United States and Canada, 2017. The outbreak was first detected in Wisconsin and grew to include […]

    Feb 14, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

    Available Now: New Vector Control Toolkit

    Winter is now in full swing in many parts of the country. Although vector control and surveillance may often be considered a task for summer pests like mosquitoes and ticks, local health authorities must be aware of vector-borne illnesses year-round.  In southern states, pests that are active in warm weather may only lie dormant for […]

    Dec 04, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Prevent to Protect: January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month

    By Sara Lyons, NACCHO Program Analyst, Health and Disability Every four and half minutes a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. In an effort to address this serious public health issue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrates National Birth Defects Prevention Month every January. This year’s theme […]

    Jan 20, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Virtual Training: Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals

    CDC and partners recently announced a new virtual training, Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP), which focuses on using integrated pest management (IPM) to control vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus. Nine in ten pilot testers said they would recommend this training to a colleague. Register today!  The training is: Free and Flexible: Take the courses you...

    Jan 09, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    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 parasites and pathogens, rodents have been destroying infrastructure, infesting houses and businesses, and damaging property for centuries. To...

    Nov 11, 2015 | Lisa Brown

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