811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560
For 24/7 Mental or Public Health Emergencies, call 630-553-9100
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm   •   Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

The Role of Local Environmental Health Departments in Tick-Related Activities and Services

February 3, 2020
By: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Tickborne diseases increasingly threaten the health of people in the United States. Local health departments are the “boots on the ground” in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies.

However, little is known about the role local environmental health (EH) professionals play in tick-related activities, such as the surveillance and control of ticks across the country. To better understand this role, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) conducted key informant interviews with eight local EH departments and one tribal EH department.

Read more...

 

Serving the Residents of Kendall County Since 1966
811 W. John Street, Yorkville, IL 60560   •   630-553-9100