Healthy Home Management

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Webinar January 9, 2018 at 3:30 PM Eastern –  Zika Funds for Improved Mosquito Surveillance by Local and Tribal Abatement Programs

Public health communication and collaboration are key tools in crisis situations. Using Zika as an example, Utah Department of Health epidemiologist Dallin Peterson, MPH will describe how Zika virus funding allowed the health department to increase mosquito trapping, mosquito identification, and disease surveillance and opened new opportunities for communication and collaboration between local and Tribal mosquito abatements.

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National Indian Health Board:

2017 National Indian Health Board Conference that included Tribal Zika Prevention:[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_single_image image=”8941″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Join the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on December 12th to garner more information on managing bed bugs – those insects that creep into your bedroom to steal blood meals.

From Minnesota and Maine to New Mexico and Florida, learn from tribal leaders the bed bug issues and control challenges they face. Acquire information on the current technologies to aid tribal communities in combating this scourge.

EPA environmental specialists with years of collaboration with bed bug researchers and assisting the public with bed bug matters will describe the steps you can take to prevent and deal with infestations. While designed for tribes, everyone is welcome to join this webinar to learning more about controlling bed bugs.

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Webinar Topic

November 14, 2017 – Cockroach Allergens, Baits and the Sweet Science of Glucose-Aversion Read More – Register Here

December 12, 2017 – Bed Bug Management on Tribal Lands and Alaskan Villages – Registration Coming

January 23, 2018 – IPM for a Healthier Home and Community – Registration Coming

February 13, 2018 – Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease – Registration Coming

March 6, 2018 – Managing Mosquitoes Around the Home – Registration Coming

March 20, 2018 – Integrated Mosquito Management in an Urban Environment – Registration Coming

April 10, 2018 – Pesticide Resistance Testing to Improve Mosquito Management – Registration Coming

April 24, 2018 – Using GIS to Improve Integrated Mosquito Management – Registration Coming

May 15, 2018 – Managing Canada Geese and Pigeons – Registration Coming

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Healthy Home Management Webinar Seminar presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Cockroach Allergens, Baits and the Sweet Science of Glucose-Aversion

The EPA IPM Center is hosting a new webinar on Cockroach Allergens and Baits and More. The date for this webinar is November 14, starting at 2 PM Eastern. Advance Registrations are now being accepted here. Join us for an engaging, science-based webinar on cockroaches featuring North Carolina State University’s Dr. Coby Schal, a leading authority on cockroaches. Learn the science behind the allergens cockroaches produce, explore the pathogens cockroaches carry, and review the important role cockroaches play in childhood asthma. We’ll discuss the importance of cockroach identification as a key step in an Integrated Pest Management program. Delve into the practical aspects of cockroach aversion to certain sugars and insecticide resistance as they relate to your pest management program. Your participation will bring you up-to-date on the latest cockroach research and control strategies for schools and homes.

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National Tribal Air Association Indoor Air Quality Work Group

Greetings from NTAA and thank you to all that attended the IAQ & Methamphetamine webinar on Oct 19, 2017. As a follow up to the webinar, we have included an informational sheet with the contact information for Kameron Thorne of Apple Environmental and Justice Pederson of the FBI Drug Task Force, plus additional list of resources that were requested. For additional information about NTAA and/or the NTAA Indoor Air Quality Work Group, please visit,[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”black” css=”.vc_custom_1509564759133{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 10px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row]