Mosquito Control Emergency Preparedness and Response to Natural Disasters

Date: October 14, 2020

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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AMCA and CDC will be co-hosting a webinar on October 14th to highlight portions of the special issue of JAMCA on Natural Disaster Preparedness and Mosquito Control. Hear directly from a range of federal, state and local experts who will share their first-hand experiences and lessons learned for natural disaster preparedness. Attendees will gain practical insights into natural disaster planning and mosquito control and have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with the presenters.

Learning Objectives:

  • The Impact of Hurricane Irma on our Community and the Collier Mosquito Control District's Mission- Collier Mosquito Control District
  • Technical Guidance: Mosquito Abatement Post Weather Incident- Texas Department of State Heath Services
  • Preparations and Activities Necessary for Aerial Mosquito Control after Hurricanes- Vector Disease Control International
  • Federal Assistance for Mosquito Abatement-CDC & FEMA

Speaker(s):
  • Roxanne Connelly
  • Whitney A. Qualls, MS, PhD, Scientific Manager/Entomologist, Anastasia Mosquito Control District of St. Johns County FL
  • Broox Boze, PhD, Director of Research and Innovation, Vector Disease Control International (VCDI)
  • Janet McAllister, PhD, Medical entomologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC)
  • Patrick Linn, Executive Director, Collier Mosquito Control District