NEHA advocates for national, state, territorial, local and tribal policies, regulations, research, and resources that will enhance environmental health professionals’ abilities to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases and to protect public health.
The Nebraska Environmental Health Association's annual educational conference will be held October 3, 2018 at Camp Carol Joy Holling near Ashland, NE, midway between Lincoln and Omaha.
Presentations are currently being lined up. Please check our website as the date nears.
The Environmental Protection Agency will host a webinar on the integrated approaches to managing Canada geese and nuisance pigeons.
Dr. Paul Curtis, coordinator of the Wildlife Damage Management Program, at Cornell University Cooperative Extension will describe environmental issues, habits and habitats associated with geese in urban and suburban areas, as well as, a multitude of integrated solutions to control them.
The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar about how pesticide resistance testing can assist your local health department or mosquito control district make mosquito management decisions and improve abatement success.
Dr. Janet McAllister, Research Entomologist with CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases will discuss the etiology of mosquito pesticide resistance, what pesticide resistance means to your mosquito abatement program, and ways to test for pesticide resistance mosquitoes.
The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar on how using GIS and other mapping platforms can improve your community’s mosquito abatement efforts.
The IEHA Fall Conference is a must-attend event for every Environmental Health Professional / Sanitarian in Iowa. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and network with national, regional, state and local experts in Environmental Health and reconnect with friends and colleagues as you attend the numerous sessions, exhibits, and the evening networking event.
Vince Radke, NEHA President, and Kim Carlton, Region 4 Vice-President, will be in attendance representing NEHA. Vince Radke will give keynote and plenary session presentations.
To be a resource for environmental health professionals and NEHA leadership dedicated to developing resources, programs and fostering improved vector control programs to protect public health.
NEHA’s Vector Program Committee is comprised of experts working in partnership to provide outcomes in the following priority areas:
- Identification and recommendations related to resource gaps, needs of the profession, and emerging issues.
- Identification of best practices, successes, and challenges for environmental health professionals in vector programs.
- Guidance, input, and participation in the development of vector resources and projects.
- Promotion and dissemination of NEHA-related-related and committee-developed materials and resources.
NEHA's Vector Program Committee is comprised of local, state, federal, and industry professionals with environmental health and data expertise.
Here are a few of the recent activities and products that the committee has developed.
IEHA North Chapter Annual Educational Conference
Elgin Community College
The EEK Virtual Conference is designed to enhance the knowledge of environmental health professionals to help them respond to events of public health concern as well as bring professionals together in a unique virtual environment for the purpose of exchanging information and discovering new solutions to issues in vectors and public health pests.
Dates: May 15-16, 2018
Cost of Attendance: Free
The deadline for abstract submissions is March 21st, 2018.
Thank You for Attending!
NEHA would like to thank you for attending the second Enhancing Environmental Health Knowledge (EEK): Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference on May 15 – 16, 2018.
You may continue to view recorded EEK presentations on the NEHA Learning Management System.