Surveillance & Data Resources

At a glance

CDC's data and tools are designed for action. Driven by a spirit of collaboration and transparency, we share our services, methods, products, and resources freely and widely. We are dedicated to ensuring that data and information are accessible and actionable to all users so they can effectively understand and address environmental public health issues.

GitHub Repository

Environmental Public Health Tracking GitHub‎

Explore documents, methods, code, and resources to enhance environmental public health surveillance. Find information on dataset creation, validation, and standardization.

CDC/ATSDR Resources

  • CDC's Data Modernization Initiative: Agency-wide efforts to modernize core data and surveillance infrastructure across the federal and state public health landscape.
  • CDC's Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Tools: PHIN tools and resources help increase the capacity of public health agencies to electronically exchange health data and information. Tracking Network participants can access standardized vocabulary standards and other tools to facilitate easier information exchange.
  • CDC's Surveillance Strategy: CDC's strategy for improving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's activities in public health surveillance.
  • A data repository that hosts some of the CDC's most popular data sets. In addition to increased access to data, allows users to filter, syndicate and create easy visualizations with the data. The data available here complements data available on the Tracking Network.

Other Resources An open data system that catalogs and provides access to federal government data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more. This serves as an additional open data resource to complement the information found on the Tracking Network.

EPA's Environmental Information Exchange Network (EIEN): The EIEN is a web-based system used by state, tribal and territorial partners to securely share environmental and health information with one another and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It enhances data access for environmental professionals and supports better decisions on environmental and health issues.