New Hampshire is experiencing an increase in tick-borne illness. Because there are no human vaccines currently available to counter this expanding problem, prevention efforts must center on reducing encounters with ticks and preventing bites.
Tick-Safe Community Presentations
The NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Climate and Health Program is sponsoring community presentations on tick-safe practices: Tick-Safe Strategies for Outdoor Activities in NH. The community presentations will build regional capacity to identify and adopt evidence-based tick-safe prevention strategies to enhance community health, avoid disease and improve health equity.
Who Should Attend?
Community members interested in learning about ways to reduce exposure to ticks and prevent tick bites for themselves, those in their care or place of business.
The Department is also offering a unique training opportunity to NH residents interested in doing community presentations on tick-safe practices. Learn more about becoming a Tick-Safe Trainer.
Tick-Safe Train-the-Trainer Workshops
The NH Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Climate and Health Program is offering a unique training opportunity to NH residents interested in giving community presentations on tick-safe practices.
Who Should Attend?
The train-the-trainer workshops are geared towards public health enthusiasts who are committed to providing community learning opportunities across all interest groups. While it is not required, it is helpful if to have experience presenting or facilitating training.
Workshop Goals and Objectives
The goal of the community presentation is to build regional capacity to identify and adopt evidence-based tick-safe prevention strategies to enhance community health, avoid disease and improve health equity.
Trainers will learn important skills to facilitate community presentations throughout NH on tick-safe practices targeting: healthcare providers, outdoor enthusiasts, park and recreational program staff, school employees, etc.
The requirements for participation in this program are attending a 3-hour train-the-trainer workshop (via Zoom), conducting two to three 60-minute community presentations, and completing administrative paperwork as needed.
Trainers will receive a reimbursement of a $200 Visa gift card for each completed community presentation (or while funding lasts). Contact us for more information on the training.