NACCHO 2019 Vector Summit

Conference // Pittsburgh
,
PA

Date:

Apr 16 2019 - Apr 18 2019

Description

The summit hosted by the National Association of County & City Health Officials will increase the capacity of local mosquito and tick management professionals to detect, prevent, prepare for, and respond to vector-borne disease. Registration is free, and applications for travel scholarships are open through March 5.

Objectives

By the end of the summit, attendees will have...

  • Developed professional relationships with colleagues and mosquito and tick experts from state and federal agencies.
  • Identified practical solutions that address emerging mosquito and tick threats and challenges.
  • Learned the essentials of implementing and maintaining a mosquito or tick surveillance program, key considerations for mosquito and tick control, and best practices for data use and risk communication.
  • Discovered upcoming innovations in vector control and surveillance technologies and emerging practices from leaders in the field.
  • Gained a basic understanding of tick surveillance and the growing threat of tickborne diseases in the United States.

Learn more at and register at virtualcommunities.naccho.org/vectorcontrol/home.

Questions? Contact vectorcontrol@naccho.org.