- Vector-borne diseases are a major public health concern because they can be difficult to prevent and control.
- CDC and its partners have developed a new training about controlling vectors that can spread pathogens, like Zika.
- Environmental and public health professionals can take the free trainingto access resources for controlling mosquitoes, ticks, rodents, and other vectors.
Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP)
Welcome to VCEHP, the Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals learning series from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners. To get started, create a new account by clicking the corresponding link on the right side of this webpage. Complete all required fields on the registration form and submit it for approval.
With VCEHP, CDCʹs popular in-person vector control training is now updated and made available online. VCEHP contains 11 online courses and emphasizes the use of integrated pest management (IPM) to address public health pests and vectors that spread diseases, including Zika virus and others.
What Are the Benefits?
You can take the courses you want, when you want after taking the first three required courses. Also, continuing education units (CEUs) are available from the National Environmental Health Association after completing the courses and final evaluation.
What Are the Courses?
VCEHP includes the following courses.