New EHS Spotlight Features:
Video: Why Register for CDC Food Safety e-Learning?,
Summer Internship Applications Due 2/11,
Model Pool Code – Request Changes by 2/19,
New Rocky Mtn. Spotted Fever Report,
New E. coli 2006 Outbreak Investigation Publication
Promo Video for Food Safety e-Learning – Check out our short video promoting CDC’s fun, free, and interactive e-Learning on Environmental Assessment of Foodborne Illness Outbreaks. The skills needed to participate in an outbreak investigation are different from those needed to inspect restaurants, and the role of environmental health staff is critical. View the video to learn why you should register for this training today.
Application deadline February 11, 2015, for the Summer Internship with Environmental Health Services! – Applications are now being accepted for a 10-week summer environmental internship for students majoring in Environmental Health. Interns gain environmental health experience and an understanding of environmental health work at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.
Request Changes for the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) - The Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code is accepting change requests for the 2nd edition of the MAHC until February 19, 2015. Find out how to submit changes.
+ Controlling Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) - New study reports results of a successful campaign to eradicate the brown dog tick and reduce RMSF in an Arizona community with high RMSF-related fatalities.
+ E. coli Outbreak Investigation - New article reports findings of an in-depth systems analysis of irrigation water quality after a strain of E. coli caused an outbreak in Iowa and Minnesota in 2006. Contaminated shredded lettuce was found to be the source of the outbreak.
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