Resources from States and Territorial Health Departments: Dengue
vector-borne and zoonotic diseases
Chikungunya Virus: Information for States and Territories
Chikungunya fever is an acute illness associated with severe joint pain and fever. The disease is caused by Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arthropod-borne virus that is transmitted to humans primarily via the bite of an infected mosquito. Since the re-emerge
As Zika news grips the U.S. public, federal and state health agencies have been preparing for weeks.
ARLINGTON, VA (April 5, 2017)—State and territorial health officials are redoubling prevention efforts to address the serious public health threats associated with Zika virus and to protect the health of mothers and babies. Yesterday, CDC published an analysis of nearly 1,300 pregnant women with evidence of Zika infection, per data reported by 44 states to the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry in 2016. About 1 in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika had a fetus or baby with birth defects.
Zika National Resources and Information
Vermont Jeff Heath Public Health Nurse Vermont Department of Health, Middlebury District Office Jeff Heath is a longtime public health nurse for the Vermont Department of Health’s Middlebury district office. He is seen by his public health colleagues, health care
Congressional Corner April 27, 2017
Environmental Health ASTHO’s Environmental Health Program helps state and territorial public health agencies build their capacity to respond to environmental public health challenges. ASTHO provides resources for these agencies on emerging environmental health issues and influences discussions and poli
Zika International Resources and Information