Esri Offers Free Webinar on How Communities Can Better Respond to Zika Virus

Learn Effective Location-based Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Control

Redlands, California May 13, 2016—Esri is hosting a no-cost one-hour webinar Effective Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Control on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:00 am PDT. The webinar will help city and county staff implement a complete workflow that is driven by understanding the location of information.

Geographic information systems (GIS) technology plays a vital role in monitoring and eradicating mosquitos, and ramping up to fast and efficient response when outbreaks occur. The webinar will introduce how the Esri ArcGIS platform can help create smart communities when collecting and analyzing data, improving operations and response times, and communicating critical information with the public.

When vector-borne disease outbreaks occur, fast, effective response protects people from infection and its consequences,” said Este Geraghty, Chief Medical Office and Health Solutions Director, Esri. “Integrated pest management programs respond through the vital functions of prevention, surveillance, and control activities. Temporal and spatial information are critical to those efforts to curb the spread of disease. Organizations that harness the power of a location platform can achieve faster, more efficient response.”


  • Este Geraghty, Chief Medical Officer and Health Solutions Director, Esri
  • Jared Shoultz, Health and Human Services Technical Specialist, Esri

What : Free webinar Effective Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Control

Where : Online, register here.

When : May 26, 2016

For more information on how Esri solutions help with vector-borne disease surveillance and control, visit

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Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS, Esri software is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at

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