Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the United States. A...

Jan 29, 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

  • NACCHO Report: Shifting Our Approach to Mosquito Control Capabilities in the U.S.

    The State of Mosquito Control in the U.S. Mosquito-borne diseases are an ongoing public health concern in the United States, but there...

    Oct 16, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • World Food Day 2017: How Will Climate Change Influence Food Security and Migration?

    The local and global food system is an underlying and essential public health foundation that plays a role in nutrition, obesity,...

    Oct 16, 2017 | Grace McClain

  • CDC: Estimated Range Maps for Aedes aegypti and albopictus Mosquitoes

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released estimated range maps for Aedes aegypti and albopictus...

    Sep 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights NACCHO Vector Control...

    The September/October 2017 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features an article highlighting NACCHO’s...

    Aug 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Join CDC Thunderclap: World Mosquito Day 2017

    To promote this year’s World Mosquito Day, occurring on Sunday, August 20, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

    Aug 15, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Prevent to Protect: National Birth Defects Prevention Month

    By Katelynd Todd, NACCHO Health & Disability Fellow January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month in the United States. A birth defect can be defined as a biochemical or physical abnormality that forms within an infant before or during birth. These defects are normally found within the first year of life. While some birth defects […]

    Jan 29, 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

    NACCHO Report: Shifting Our Approach to Mosquito Control Capabilities in the U.S.

    The State of Mosquito Control in the U.S. Mosquito-borne diseases are an ongoing public health concern in the United States, but there seems to be a cyclical pattern when it comes to prioritizing mosquito control capabilities. First, a newly-emerging or re-emerging mosquito-borne disease outbreak triggers a pandemic or epidemic response in which municipalities, states, and […]

    Oct 16, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    World Food Day 2017: How Will Climate Change Influence Food Security and Migration?

    The local and global food system is an underlying and essential public health foundation that plays a role in nutrition, obesity, environmental and occupational health, and more. Regardless of how well-established agriculture is within the United States, climate change poses a serious threat to food systems and the people who rely on them. Unusual rain […]

    Oct 16, 2017 | Grace McClain

    CDC: Estimated Range Maps for Aedes aegypti and albopictus Mosquitoes

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released estimated range maps for Aedes aegypti and albopictus mosquitoes by using a model that predicts possible geographic ranges for these mosquitoes in the contiguous United States. The new maps show CDC’s best estimate of the potential ranges of aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes in the contiguous […]

    Sep 28, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Journal of Public Health Management and Practice highlights NACCHO Vector Control Assessment

    The September/October 2017 issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features an article highlighting NACCHO’s recent vector control assessment. Titled, “Examining Mosquito Surveillance and Control Capacity in the Top 10 Areas at Risk for Zika Virus Exposure in the United States,” the article is included in the standing column “News from NACCHO.” […]

    Aug 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Join CDC Thunderclap: World Mosquito Day 2017

    To promote this year’s World Mosquito Day, occurring on Sunday, August 20, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a social media Thunderclap at 10 am ET on Sunday. Thunderclap helps amplify social media messages by connecting partners and friends to share the same message at the same time through Facebook, Twitter, […]

    Aug 15, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

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