Master Vector Borne Disease Management Certification Course

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Course

Overview

This course serves as certification for health departments and municipalities. Topics covered include vector biology and ecology, resistance monitoring and surveillance and response.

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Sonja Swiger
Extension Specialist
Address: 1229 North US HWY 281
Stephenville, TX 76401

8 am – 5 pm

This course serves as a certification for state and local health departments. Topics covered in this course include Vector Biology and Ecology; Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Diseases; Prevention & Communications Activities; Insecticide Resistance Monitoring; Surveillance and Response for Vector-borne Diseases (1-day workshop and online).

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