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These materials are intended to assist users with logging into and using the main features of the NORS electronic system and with completing the NORS general sections common to all outbreaks reported using either the paper or electronic reporting forms. These materials cover sections relevant to all NORS users and should be viewed by new users when their accounts are first created.

The video below is available for closed captioned viewing in Flash format; a written version of the video script is also available in PDF format.

Paper-Based Outbreak Reporting (for Internal State Use Only)

General Sections of All Outbreak Reports

Electronic Outbreak Reporting

Login, Main Features, and General Sections of All Outbreak Reports

*Note: this document contains training on the Etiology tab of a NORS report, which is not used for waterborne outbreak reports. For training specific to laboratory sections of waterborne disease outbreak reports, please see Training – Waterborne Outbreaks.