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Surveillance Information for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Professionals

The following alphabetical list only includes systems with public-facing websites. Click on the arrow () sign to expand the list of topics.

General/Multiple Health Topics

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

    A state-based telephone system of health surveys that collects information on health risk behaviors, preventive health practices, and health care access primarily related to chronic disease and injury. Data are collected monthly in all 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam.

  • CDC Wonder

    WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available. Databases include AIDS public use data, births, cancer statistics, mortality, and population.

  • National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

    Data for selected nationally notifiable diseases reported by the 50 states, New York City, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories are collated and published weekly in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

All-Hazards

  • Countermeasure Tracking Systems (CTS)

    Program which increases the capacity of federal, state, and local public health to track and manage countermeasure inventory and usage during all-hazards events. The components are: Inventory Management, Communications, Countermeasure and Response Administration, Countermeasure Inventory Tracking.

Asthma

  • Asthma Surveillance

    Includes state and national asthma data on prevalence, days of restricted activity, days of work/school lost, physician visits, emergency department, medication use, and hospitalizations due to asthma and collection of in-depth state and local asthma data through the BRFSS Asthma Call-back Survey.

Bacterial Diseases

  • Active Bacterial Core surveillance (ABCs)

    ABCs is an active, population- and laboratory-based surveillance system conducted in 10 Emerging Infections Program sites (EIPs). ABCs data are used to determine the incidence and epidemiologic characteristics of invasive disease due to the pathogens under surveillance.

Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

  • Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM Network)

    The ADDM Network is a group of programs funded by CDC to determine the number of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the US. The ADDM sites all collect data using the same surveillance methods modeled after CDC’s Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program.

  • Disability and Health Data System (DHDS)

    An interactive web-based tool that provides state level BRFSS data analyzed so users can compare people with disabilities to those without for approximately 80 health indicators. DHDS was created using end-user groups preferences for design features and functions for website and data displays.

  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) Surveillance (FAS Surveillance)

    A standardized, multiple-source surveillance methodology was developed and implemented by 3 funded states (AZ, CO, NY). The programs use the standardized, multiple source methodology to determine the prevalence of FAS in a geographically defined area.

  • Metropolitan Atlanta Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program (MADDSP)

    MADDSP is an ongoing system for monitoring the occurrence of selected developmental disabilities. Currently, MADDSP monitors intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, vision impairment and autism spectrum disorders.

  • Universal Data Collection (UDC)

    The UDC project was designed to monitor two major complications of bleeding disorders (Thalassemia, Thrombosis, and Hemophilia): joint disease and blood-borne viruses. Patient health information and blood specimens for serologic testing were collected by staff at 135 hemophilia treatment centers.

Child and Adolescent Health

  • Childhood Blood-Lead Poisoning Surveillance System (CBLS)

    CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch was created to develop programs and policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning, educate the public and healthcare providers about childhood lead poisoning and provide funding to state and local HDs to determine the extent of childhood lead poisoning.

  • Global School Based Student Health Survey (GSHS)

    The purpose of the GSHS is to provide data on health behaviors and protective factors among students (aged 13-17 years) to help countries develop priorities, establish programs, and advocate for resources for school health and youth health programs and policies.

  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS)

    GYTS is a national representative school based survey of students 13-15 years of age, using a consistent and standard protocol across countries. It is intended to generate comparable data within and across countries.

  • National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS)

    The NYTS was designed to provide national data on long-term, intermediate, and short-term indicators key to the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs as it pertains to youth. The NYTS datasets are available for public use.

  • Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS)

    PedNSS is a program-based surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low-income children who attend federally-funded maternal and child health programs, mainly the WIC Program and the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program.

  • School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS)

    The SHPPS is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and classroom levels. SHPPS assesses the characteristics of eight components of school health at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

  • School Health Profiles

    School Health Profiles is a system of surveys assessing school health policies and programs in states, urban school districts, and territories. Profiles surveys are conducted biennially by education and health agencies among middle and high school principals and lead health education teachers.

  • Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)

    The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults.

Diabetes

  • Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance System (CKD)

    The Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Initiative is designed to provide comprehensive public health strategies for promoting kidney health which: seek to prevent and control risk factors for CKD, raise awareness, promote early diagnosis, and improve outcomes and quality of life for those living with CKD.

  • National Diabetes Surveillance System (NDSS)

    The National Diabetes Surveillance System is a state data application with county estimates of diabetes, physical inactivity, and obesity (using InstantAtlases). NDSS provides resources documenting the public health burden of diabetes and its complications in the US.

  • Search for Diabetes in Youth

    SEARCH goals are 1) uniform classification of types of childhood diabetes 2) estimate the number of new and existing childhood diabetes cases 3) describe the clinical characteristics of different types of diabetes 4) describe the complications of diabetes and 5) describe the quality of life.

Environmental Health

  • National Biomonitoring Program (NBP)

    NBP currently measures more than 450 environmental chemicals and nutritional indicators in people and are shared for other laboratories to use. NBP also shares its methods with many state public health laboratories, and the program trains these laboratories in the use of these methods.

  • National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (NEPHTN)

    Environmental public health tracking is the ongoing collection, integration, analysis, and interpretation of data about environmental hazards, exposure to environmental hazards, and health effects potentially related to exposure to environmental hazards.

Foodborne and Waterborne Illness

  • Cholera and Other Vibrio Illness Surveillance System (COVIS)

    Database of reported human illnesses caused by Vibrio. It identifies health risks of seafood and helps determine host, food, and environmental risk factors. Clinical data, information on underlying illness, history of seafood consumption, and exposure to seawater are collected 7 days before illness.

  • Electronic Foodborne Outbreak Reporting System 2 (eFORS 2)

    The system provides all State, tribal, territorial and some local HDs a platform to enter data about foodborne outbreaks from 1998-2008. The new system will integrate EFORS, EHEC and Salmonella surveillance systems into one system as well as add in school lunch program surveillance.

  • Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network(FoodNet)

    The principal foodborne disease component of CDC's EIP. It is a collaborative project of the CDC, 10 EIP sites, USDA, and FDA; active surveillance for foodborne diseases and related epidemiologic studies to help public health officials understand the epidemiology of foodborne diseases in the US.

  • Listeria Surveillance

    An effort to aid in investigations of future Listeria outbreaks and clusters. Participating states conduct prompt interviews of patients using the Listeria Case Report form and input into a central database.

  • Molecular Subtyping Network for Foodborne Disease Surveillance (PulseNet)

    PulseNet consists of a national network of public health laboratories that perform DNA fingerprinting on food-borne bacteria. The network permits rapid comparisons of these fingerprint patterns through an electronic database at the CDC.

  • National Botulism Surveillance System

    CDC/CSTE maintain a National Botulism Surveillance System for domestic cases. All data regarding antitoxin releases and laboratory confirmation of cases are recorded annually and published by CDC.

  • National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS)

    The National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS) is a web-based platform designed to support reporting of waterborne and enteric foodborne, person-to-person, environmental and animal contact-associated disease outbreaks to CDC by state and territorial public health agencies.

  • Surveillance for Trichinellosis

    The purpose of the system is to determine the incidence of trichinellosis, to maintain awareness of the disease, to monitor epidemiologic changes, to identify outbreaks, to guide prevention efforts, and to measure the effectiveness of those efforts.

  • Waterborne Diseases Outbreak Surveillance System (WBDOSS)

    WBDOSS is a national surveillance system that provides complete and accurate data for waterborne disease and outbreaks. WBDOSS captures outbreaks associated with recreational water, drinking water and non-recreational water that is not intended for drinking or where the intended use is unknown.

Global Health

  • Global Disease Detection Operations Center (GDDOC)

    GDDOC is an epidemic intelligence unit for early detection of international events. It assimilates data from official sources and analyzes and provides data to CDC SMEs and programs for potential response. The GDDOC provides funds to support international outbreak responses by CDC programs.

  • Global School Based Student Health Survey (GSHS)

    The purpose of the GSHS is to provide data on health behaviors and protective factors among students (aged 13-17 years) to help countries develop priorities, establish programs, and advocate for resources for school health and youth health programs and policies.

  • Global Tobacco Surveillance System Data (GTSSData)

    GTSSData houses and displays data from four tobacco-related surveys conducted around the world.

  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey

    GYTS is a national representative school based survey of students 13-15 years of age, using a consistent and standard protocol across countries. It is intended to generate comparable data within and across countries.

Health Care Safety

  • National HealthCare Safety Network (NHSN)

    The NHSN is a web-based surveillance system used to gather and report data on healthcare-associated adverse events, associated risk and preventive factors, and antimicrobial use and resistance.

Heart Disease and Stroke

  • National Cardiovascular Disease Surveillance System (NCVDSS)

    Integrates multiple indicators from sources to show the burden of CVDs and related risk factors in the US. It has an interactive Data Trends & Maps Web site to display data. Data are organized by location and indicator and include CVDs, risk factors, and biomarkers.

HIV, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Viral Hepatitis

  • Enhanced Perinatal Surveillance System (EPSS)

    The CDC perinatal HIV surveillance system monitors and collects information about the pregnancy and birth of a child to a mother with HIV. Reporting on HIV-positive cases of children from HIV-positive mothers is conducted, removed of identifiers, and sent to CDC via a Secure Data Network.

  • Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project (GISP)

    GISP was established in 1986 to collect antimicrobial susceptibilities of gonorrhea from 27 STD clinics and 5 regional labs monthly.

  • HIV Prevalence surveillance among TB Patients

    Obtaining accurate estimates of HIV prevalence in TB patients is important as it guides the clinical management of HIV infection among patients with TB. In addition, this information tracks trends and serves to guide national policy for appropriate resource allocation to TB and HIV programs.

  • Medical Monitoring Project (MMP)

    MMP is a national population-based surveillance project that collects information on clinical outcomes and behaviors of HIV-infected persons. Collection of data from interviews with HIV-infected patients provides information on the current levels of behaviors that may facilitate HIV transmission.

  • National HIV Surveillance System

    The National HIV Surveillance System maintains information on persons diagnosed with HIV infection and reported to the CDC by local and state HIV surveillance programs using the enhanced HIV/AIDS Reporting System (eHARS), a browser-based data collection and management tool.

  • Population-based Household Surveys/AIDS Indicator Surveys

    Population-based surveys are nationally-representative household surveys that provide data for monitoring and impact evaluation indicators in the areas of population health including HIV, STIs, and nutrition. These surveys are typically conducted every 3-5 years to monitor trends in HIV/AIDS indicators.

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Morbidity Data

    The number of cases and disease incidence rates are reported by year, type of STD, and area of report and are further aggregated by gender or gender, age group, and race/ethnicity.

  • Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Program (VHSP)

    The Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Program compiles clinical, serologic, and epidemiologic data on cases of hepatitis A, B, and C. The system monitors the effectiveness of prevention and control programs for these diseases.

Infectious Diseases

  • BioSense Surveillance System (BioSense)

    BioSense is transitioning from the original application to the BioSense 2.0 application that has new governance, a new organizational structure, and a new process for data submission and management. All data submitted by users in BioSense 2.0 will reside in a cloud-enabled, web-based platform.

  • Border Infectious Disease Surveillance Project (BIDS)

    A bi-national surveillance system for infectious diseases along the US-Mexico border that conducts active, sentinel surveillance for syndromes consistent with hepatitis and febrile-rash illness at clinical facilities in 4 areas. (CDC, 9 US and Mexican border state HDs, the Mexican SOH, & PAHO)

  • EMERGEncy ID NET (EIDN)

    EMERGEncy ID NET is an interdisciplinary, multicenter, ED-based network for research on emerging infectious diseases. It’s based at 11 university-affiliated, urban hospital EDs with 900,000+ combined annual patient visits. It is a mechanism for rapidly responding to new disease or epidemics.

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America Emerging Infections Network (IDSA-EIN)

    EIN is a provider-based emerging infections sentinel network. The goal is to assist CDC and authorities with surveillance for emerging infectious diseases and related phenomena.

  • National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS)

    NARMS is a surveillance system that tests foodborne and diarrheal organisms against commonly-used and clinically significant antibiotic drugs. NARMS produces annual reports of resistance trends and generates datasets for research purposes by CDC staff and the worldwide scientific community.

  • National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS)

    The NREVSS is a passive, laboratory-based system that monitors temporal and geographic patterns associated with the detection of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), human parainfluenza viruses (HPIV), respiratory and enteric adenoviruses, rotavirus, human metapneumovirus, rhinovirus, and enterovirus.

  • Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP)

    The VSP assists the cruise ship industry to prevent and control the introduction, transmission, and spread of gastrointestinal illnesses on cruise ships. VSP inspects cruise ships, including both periodic, unannounced operational sanitation inspections and scheduled construction inspections.

Influenza

  • Aggregate Hospitalization and Death Reporting Activity (AHDRA)

    A web-based influenza surveillance system that collects reports of influenza-related hospitalizations and deaths. Pneumonia and influenza cases are tracked using data from the 122 Cities MRS, the Influenza-associated Pediatric Surveillance System and the Emerging Infections Program.

  • Distribute

    The system aggregates information from existing hospital ED syndromic surveillance systems operated by state and local health departments. The users engage in harmonizing ILI criteria, foster use of ED-Syndromic Surveillance for ILI monitoring, share and offer expertise.

  • Population-based Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance (FluSurv-NET)

    The FluSurv-NET conducts surveillance for population-based, lab-confirmed influenza related hospitalizations in children (< 18 years) and adults. It covers over 80 counties in the 10 Emerging Infections Program (EIP) states and additional Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Project (IHSP) states.

Injury

Mental Health

  • Mental Illness Surveillance

    Mental illness is an important public health problem in itself—about 25% of U.S. adults have a mental illness—but also because it is associated with chronic medical diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. Mental illness surveillance by organizations such as CDC is a critically important part of disease prevention and control.

  • Gulf States Population Survey

    The GSPS was a 12-month (December 2010 to December 2011) telephone survey of adult residents in 25 Gulf coastal counties/parishes of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Nutrition

  • Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS)

    PedNSS is a program-based surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low-income children who attend federally-funded maternal and child health programs, mainly the WIC Program and the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program.

  • Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Survey (mPINC Survey)

    The biennial survey assesses infant feeding policies/practices at all hospitals and birth centers in the US and Territories with maternity care. The survey is sent to all U.S. hospitals and birth centers with registered maternity beds to the person identified as most knowledgeable.

Occupational Safety and Health

  • Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology & Surveillance (ABLES)

    The program tries to reduce the rate of adults (16+) with blood lead levels 10 mcg/dL or more. It builds state capacity to initiate/improve adult blood lead surveillance programs to measure trends in adult blood lead levels and intervenes to prevent lead over-exposures.

  • Alaska Occupational Injury Surveillance System (AOISS)

    NIOSH has designed/implemented a comprehensive surveillance system for fatal traumatic occupational injuries. AOISS compiles risk factor information and permits quantitative epidemiologic analyses used for public health and prevention planning.

  • Coal Workers Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP)

    NIOSH studies the causes and consequences of coal-related respiratory disease and carries out a program for early detection/prevention of coal workers' pneumoconiosis. (Coal Workers' X-ray Surveillance Program, National Coal Workers' Autopsy Program, and NIOSH B Reader Certification Program)

  • Commercial Fishing Incident Database (CFID)

    Collects data on deaths in the US commercial fishing industry and identifies high-risk fisheries. Data is from sources in each state, including reports from the U.S. Coast Guard, local law enforcement, and local media; death certificates; and state-based occupational fatality surveillance programs.

  • Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE)

    The FACE program concentrates on investigations of fatal occupational injuries. The primary intent of this program is to provide interested users with access to the full text of hundreds of fatality investigation reports.

  • Mine Address/Employment Data (AE)

    The data is provided by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) who collects data files on mine location, employment, coal production, etc. Raw data files are released to the public on the MSHA web site. NIOSH converted MSHA data from 1983-2009 to SPSS and dBase IV file formats.

  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Accident/Injury/Illness Data

    OMSHR converted MSHA data from 1983-2008 to SPSS and dBase IV file formats. Several recoded and computed variables were added to the information. The 2006 data, fatalities determined to be chargeable after the MSHA data files were closed out are added to the data files maintained by OMSHR.

  • National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS)

    NAWS is an employment-based survey of the demographic, employment, and health characteristics of the US hired crop labor force. It’s performed under contract to the DoL and its information is made available to the public through research reports and a public use data set.

  • National Electronic Injury Surveillance System - Work Supplement (NEISS-Work)

    Patient information is collected from each NEISS-Work hospital for every emergency visit with an injury or illness associated with work for pay or other compensation, agricultural production, and volunteer work for an organized group.

  • National Occupational Mortality Surveillance System (NOMS)

    NOMSS output will result in the production/dissemination of sector-based mortality trend data specific for industry and occupation. Data will inform the 8 NORA sectors and researchers of high disease mortality, high risk occupations, and information gaps to set priorities.

  • Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks - Pesticides (SENSOR-Pesticides)

    SENSOR builds and maintains occupational illness and injury surveillance capacity within state health departments. NIOSH provides cooperative agreement funding and technical support to states to conduct surveillance on one or more occupational illnesses or injuries.

  • Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD)

    eWoRLD collects occupationally-related respiratory disease data on the pneumoconioses, occupational asthma, and other respiratory conditions from various national and state-based data sources. Selected data on related exposures are also presented.

Oral Health

  • National Oral Health Surveillance System (NOHSS)

    NOHSS monitors the burden of oral disease, use of oral health care delivery system, and status of community water fluoridation on both a national and state level. It is designed to track oral health surveillance indicators based on data sources and surveillance capacity available to most states.

  • Water Fluoridation Reporting System (WFRS)

    WFRS information is the basis for national reports that describe the percentage of the US population on public water systems receiving optimally fluoridated drinking water. Developed by CDC and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors.

Reproductive Health

  • Abortion Surveillance System (ASR)

    CDC conducts abortion surveillance to document the number and characteristics of women obtaining legal induced abortions in the US. Each year, CDC requests abortion data from the central health agencies of 52 reporting areas (the 50 states, DC, and NYC). Information is provided to CDC voluntarily.

  • National Assisted Reproductive Technology Surveillance System (ART)

    CDC collects information on ART cycles from US fertility clinics, and publishes an annual report. Data include patient profile, reasons for ART treatment, type of ART procedure, treatment outcomes, and clinic contact information.

  • Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS)

    HDs in the 50 states, DC, and NYC provide CDC with copies of death certificates and available linked outcome records of all deaths occurring during/within 1 year of pregnancy. These are reviewed by CDC to determine the cause of death and outcome of the pregnancy, associated medical conditions.

  • Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS)

    The PNSS was a program-based surveillance system that monitors the nutritional status of low-income pregnant and postpartum women in federally funded maternal health programs, specifically the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC Program).

  • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

    PRAMS is a CDC and state health department project that collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes/experiences before, during, and after pregnancy. The goal of PRAMS is to improve the health of mothers and infants by reducing adverse outcomes.

Tobacco

  • Global Tobacco Surveillance System Data (GTSSData)

    GTSSData houses and displays data from four tobacco-related surveys conducted around the world.

  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey

    GYTS is a national representative school based survey of students 13-15 years of age, using a consistent and standard protocol across countries. It is intended to generate comparable data within and across countries.

  • National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS)

    The NYTS was designed to provide national data on long-term, intermediate, and short-term indicators key to the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs as it pertains to youth. The NYTS datasets are available for public use.

Travel

  • GeoSentinel Network Surveillance System (GeoS)

    A sentinel network of travel and tropical medicine providers that use the data to provide surveillance of mobile populations. Through an international network of health clinics, GeoSentinel tracks the geographic and temporal trends in infectious diseases among international travelers, immigrants, and refugees.

Tuberculosis

  • Electronic Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis (eRVCT)

    The application provides a common set of data collection tools, reporting and messaging to help track and control TB related cases. It provides a mechanism for the HDs to track, store, and confirm TB cases and report de-identified information to the CDC via PHINMS.

  • HIV Prevalence surveillance among TB Patients

    Obtaining accurate estimates of HIV prevalence in TB patients is important as it guides the clinical management of HIV infection among patients with TB. In addition, this information tracks trends and serves to guide national policy for appropriate resource allocation to TB and HIV programs.

  • National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) Base System (NBS), Tuberculosis Program Area Module (TB PAM)

    The NEDSS Base System (NBS), TB PAM started December 19, 2008. Data from the NBS TB PAM is now being transferred to CDC using HL7 messaging, version 2.5. The NBS TB PAM will include the revised RVCT with features for validating surveillance data, basic reports, and electronic lab reporting.

  • National Tuberculosis Genotyping Service (Genotyping Surveillance)

    In 2004, CDC initiated the NTGS to provide genotyping for all culture-positive tuberculosis (TB) cases in the United States. NTGS provides a mechanism to identify TB transmission events, and improve public health’s ability to identify and respond to TB outbreaks.

  • TB Genotyping Information Management System (TB GIMS)

    TB-GIMS stores and manage genotyping data; tracks Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates; relays immediate notification of genotyping results; links isolate results with patient-level data from NTS system; queries and exports data; and generates reports and distribution maps on genotype clusters.

  • Tuberculosis Information Management System (TIMS)

    TIMS helps health departments and other facilities manage TB patients, conduct TB surveillance activities, and manage TB programs overall. TIMS has replaced former DTBE software (SURVS-TB and TBDS) and provides for electronic transmission of TB surveillance data and program management reports.

Vaccination

  • National Immunization Survey (NIS)

    A list-assisted random-digit-dialing phone survey with a mail survey to children’s immunization providers to monitor vaccination coverage at national/state/local areas for kids 19-35 months. It also collects influenza vaccination coverage estimates based on parental report for kids up to 17 yrs.

  • New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN)

    NVSN evaluates the impact of new vaccines and vaccine policies through active sentinel surveillance at 2 US medical centers, now 7 centers. The 7-site surveillance system is the NVSN-Extended System (NVSN-ES).

  • Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)

    VAERS is a national vaccine safety surveillance program co-sponsored by the CDC and FDA. VAERS is a post-marketing safety surveillance program, collecting information about adverse events (possible side effects) that occur after the administration of vaccines licensed for use in the United States.

  • Varicella Active Surveillance Project (VASP)

    A cooperative agreement funded by CDC and implemented by HDs in Philadelphia and Los Angeles County. Its purpose is to obtain population-based incidence rates for varicella and herpes zoster disease and to evaluate the impact of current and future varicella vaccination practices and policies.

Vector-Borne Disease

  • National Malaria Surveillance System (NMSS)

    The National Malaria Surveillance System collects epidemiological and clinical information on malaria cases diagnosed in the United States. Malaria cases are reported by state health departments, laboratories, and health care providers.

Violence

  • National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Surveillance System (NISVSS)

    The survey is an ongoing, national random digit dial phone survey that collects information on experiences of intimate partner violence, sexual violence and stalking among non-institutionalized English and Spanish-speaking women and men 18+ years in the US.

  • National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

    NVDRS combines data from police reports, death certificates, coroners’ reports, medical examiners' offices, and medical providers into a cohesive database allowing a variety of public health professionals and decision-makers to analyze and understand the nature/trends of violence in the US.

Zoonotic Diseases

  • Rabies Surveillance Network (RSN)

    The RSN provides a central repository for rabies data in the US by state and local health department and federal personnel engaged in rabies prevention and control at CDC and USDA/Wildlife Services.

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