FREE Online Training!
The CDC has a new training program,
Vector Control for Environmental Health Professionals (VCEHP).
This training is designed for environmental health professionalists working in government agencies, tribal
organizations, schools and businesses. The curriculum is focusing on the use of integrated pest management
to address public health pests and vectors that spread pathogens, including Zika virus and others.
Anyone can register today! Please refer to this fact sheet,
for more information, or online at the CDC.
ZIKA virus information!
Please visit our Links
page for more information on the Zika virus.
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Be sure to check out the February 2017 LMCA Newsletter. It is available
And remember that all newsletters can be viewed anytime, by clicking on the
Newsletter archives link in the left columnn of the page.
LDAF 2017 Proficiency Requirement Exam
For those that have yet to complete their 2017 proficiency requirement, the LDAF will hold an examination:
Monday, August 14, 2017 from 1 - 4pm
LSU Ag Building Baton Rouge Campus
Efferson Hall Rm. 214
(Highland Rd. & E. Parker)
LDAF will provide review material by presentation followed by the proficiency exam.
Other dates and locations are periodically posted on the LDAF web site as well.
Mosquito Academy 2017
The City of New Orleans Mosquito Control Board and Louisiana Mosquito Control Association 2017 Mosquito Academy
was held on April 4-6, 2017.
Spring Workshop 2017
The LMCA completed its Spring Workshop 2017 on March 14th and 15th in Baton Rouge, with 48 in attendance.
The 59th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Mosquito Control Association
The 2017 LMCA Board of Directors were elected during the annual meeting, December 6 - 8, 2016:
From left: Patrick Sutton, Dennis Wallette, George Bragg, Kyle Moppert, Herff Jones (standing)
Claudia Riegel, Shannon Rider, Kristen Healy, Kevin Caillouet, Scott Harrington, Colby Colona (sitting)
(Not pictured: Alma Roy and Dawn Wesson)
Blaise Navarro, Tangipahoa MAD, won the Stephen C. Mayor, Operational Achievement Award.
LMCA 2016 Washington Delegation
The LMCA Washington delegation was fortunate enough to visit with Senator Bill Cassidy.
From left: Dennis Wallette, Scott Harrington, Senator Cassidy, Jason Trumbetta, Kristen Healy, Emily Boothe, Herff Jones
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