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Menu of Selected Tribal Mosquito and Vector Control Laws. This menu, published by CDC’s Public Health Law Program (PHLP), offers examples of selected tribal laws related to mosquito and vector control that can be used by jurisdictions interested in developing or updating their own vector control laws to respond to vector-borne disease threats.
Tribal Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention Best Practices Guide. This guide, published by CDC, summarizes the burden of motor vehicle crash injury and death for the American Indian/Alaska Native communities. It provides recommended strategies with examples from Indian Country to increase seat belt and child safety seat use and reduce alcohol-impaired driving.
Menu of Selected Tribal Laws Related to Motor Vehicle Safety. This menu, published by PHLP, informs tribal public health practitioners, policy makers, and attorneys about tribes’ use of law as a tool to address motor vehicle-related injuries.
Job Announcement. The Office of General Counsel for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is seeking an experienced attorney to join the agency that is the sole advisor of the State of South Carolina for all questions involving the protection of public health. Applicants must possess a juris doctor degree from an American Bar Association-accredited law school and be admitted and authorized to practice law in the highest court of at least one state or the District of Columbia. Applications must be submitted by December 18, 2016.