Vector Control Resources
Improve your program’s capacity to control vectors and public health pests with our free resources below.
Coordinate with partners to identify and address drivers of vector-borne disease transmission in a community (produced through a collaborative projectexternal icon with CDC).
The following training programs also have modules on vector control:
In 2012 CDC began working with American Indian communities in Arizona to control Rocky Mountain spotted fever after an outbreak of the vector borne disease. CDC’s EHS helped develop and implement a reservation-wide dog collaring program to halt disease spread by dogs, the main source of exposure to disease-transmitting ticks.
- Bed Bugs
- Bed Bug Information Clearinghouseexternal icon (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
- Bed Bugs Frequently Asked Questions (CDC)
- Collaborative Strategy on Bed Bugsexternal icon (Federal Bed Bug Workgroup)
- Health Concerns about Misuse of Pesticides for Bed Bug Control (CDC)
- Lyme Disease Toolkitexternal icon (NACCHO, requires free account)
- Rodents (CDC)
- Tick Surveillance Toolkitexternal icon (NACCHO, requires free account)
- West Nile Virus (CDC)
- Zika Virus (CDC)