Environmental Health Association hosts free 2-day virtual conference on public health pests

With concerns about the Zika virus spreading, the national Environmental Health Association is hosting a two-day virtual conference on public health pests.

The April 13 and 14 event is free and open to everyone. The live presentations are “Zika in the U.S.: What Environmental Health and Pest Management Professionals Need to Know – Updates” on April 13, and “Clueless or Terrified? Helping People Understand Health Risks” on April 14. In addition, the conference features a virtual poster hall and discussion sessions.

Conference content will include topics such as

  • rodents, ticks, mosquitoes, and bed bugs;
  • institutional integrated pest management (IPM);
  • emerging vectors and vector-borne diseases;
  • new technologies in vector and pest control;
  • climate change and vectors;
  • lessons learned;
  • inspection successes; and
  • stories from the field, among others.

Register here

There are vendors slated to attend, and times to chat with speakers – sign up and ‘tune in’ for this conference.

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