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Epi-Ready Team Training

5/22/2015

2-day Workshop on Foodborne Illness Response Strategies

Hosted by Cabell-Huntington Health Department ● July 21-22, 2015

To be held at Cabell-Huntington Health Department: 703 7th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) Food Safety Office, in cooperation with the Tennessee Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence, the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and Cabell-Huntington Health Department, is pleased to offer a free training opportunity on foodborne illness investigations.

 

Epi-Ready Team Training is a nationwide initiative to enhance the competence and confidence level of environmental and public health professionals likely to participate in a foodborne disease outbreak. Course content was developed in partnership with CDC. Participation is limited to 50 people. 

 

Applications are due by July 1, 2015.

Applicants selected to participate in the workshop will be notified by July 8, 2015.

 

Intended audience:

  • City, county and state environmental and public health professionals
  • Staff from environmental protection agencies
  • Other partners in foodborne disease outbreak investigations.

 

This training will emphasize the importance of the teamwork involved in foodborne disease investigation.  We encourage applications from environmental health professionals, epidemiologists, and laboratory staff from the same or partnering agencies or jurisdictions.

 

If you need hotel accommodations, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Huntington-Civic Arena (800 3rd Avenue) is conveniently located near the workshop location. Attendees are responsible for all arrangements and charges.

 

Please include complete contact information for each team member in the application.

  • Name:
  • Title:
  • Agency/Department:
  • Phone:
  • Mailing Address:
  • Email:
  • Brief job description:
  • Length of time in your field:

Confirmation that you have the support of management to undertake and participate in an ongoing foodborne disease outbreak investigation and surveillance program. Approved by:

 

Applications should be submitted electronically to Jodi Johnson at Jodi.l.johnson@wv.gov or Ginny Coyle at gcoyle@neha.org by July 1, 2015.


Contact Information

Cabell-Huntington Health Department
 
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