Arkansas: Vector-borne Diseases Profile (2004-2016)
Top mosquito-borne disease:
Top tickborne disease:
Spotted fever rickettsiosis
Mosquito-borne and tickborne disease cases, 2004-2016
About the data: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System, Annual Tables of Infectious Disease Data. Atlanta, GA. CDC Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance, 2005-2017.
Percentage of vector control programs ranked as "fully capable" or "competent" by state
National Association of County and City Health Officials. NACCHO Report: Vector Control Assessment in Zika Virus Priority Jurisdictions. 2017 [PDF – 25 pages] [cited 2018 March 19, 2018] (CDC, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, GRASP)
Arkansas is vulnerable. State and local public health agencies can help address the growing threat:
- Build and sustain public health programs.
- Train vector control staff [PDF – 25 pages].
- Educate the public about how to prevent bites and control vector-borne disease in their communities.
- Page last reviewed: May 1, 2018
- Page last updated: May 1, 2018
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