Emerging & Zoonotic  Infectious Disease Vector Borne Disease Training

Basic Agenda

Day One
Check-In and Continental Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Symposium: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Training: 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Open Lab: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Day Two
*Field Collection and Processing Methods:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Symposium: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Training: 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

*Subject to weather conditions

Registration Fee

FREE

Local Health Department staff will gain hands-on experience in standard methods for field collection and identification of medically important ticks and mosquitoes.
The workshop curriculum covers the essentials of maintaining a vector surveillance program, including methods for data collection, equipment and personnel considerations. The workshop will also cover best practices for communicating with the media and the public.
Workshop instructors include experts from public health, vector-control agencies, and academia that have extensive experience in the fields of tick and mosquito surveillance, identification, and control.
Participants will have multiple opportunities to engage with colleagues and counterparts from across Michigan, as well as interact with our team of vector-borne disease expert instructors.
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
Cancellations and no-shows for any reason, including inclement weather conditions and weather related emergencies, are subject to the full registration fee if there is one. Refunds will not be given at any time. Substitutions are welcome. For Event or Registration Questions: Call (517) 324-8330 or email eandtreg@mphi.org.

The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.

Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit www.flu.gov or call (800) 232-4636.

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