PHIN VADS provides standard vocabularies to CDC and its public health partners in one place. PHIN VADS is a web-based enterprise vocabulary system for accessing, searching and distributing vocabularies used in public health and clinical care practice.
Surveillance Data Platform (SDP) Vocabulary Service
The SDP Vocabulary Service is a web-based repository of Response Sets, Questions, Sections, and SDP-V Surveys that allow public health professionals to more rapidly discover, reuse or create, and deploy data collection instruments. The SDP Vocabulary Service also provides transparency across published content from multiple programs and enables use of harmonized questions and response sets.
FHIR API Documentation
Access data in the WONDER online databases immediately with automated data queries in XML format over HTTP, for use in your own web pages or widgets.
Tracking Network Data Application Program Interface
The Data Application Program Interface (API) is an additional way to query data stored by the Environmental Public Health Tracking Network. The API provides a standard URL interface with a JSON formatted response.
CDC's Surveillance Data Platform program offers guidance on several aspects of RESTful API design and implementation.
RESTful API Design Guidance
Example RESTful API
API Implementation Considerations
Using OAuth to Secure CDC APIs