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Errata: Vol. 54, No. 40

In the report, "Surveillance for Illness and Injury After Hurricane Katrina --- New Orleans, Louisiana, September 8--25, 2005," callouts for reference nos. 1 and 2 should have been included on page 1018, in the third sentence of the first paragraph: "On September 9, 2005, LDHH, CDC, and functioning emergency treatment resources (i.e., hospitals, disaster medical assistance teams, and military aid stations) established an active surveillance system to detect outbreaks of disease and characterize post-hurricane injuries and illnesses (1,2)."

A callout for reference no. 7 should have been included on page 1020, in the fifth sentence of the second paragraph: "Investigation also indicated that the rash illnesses were noninfectious. Injury data (e.g., proportion of motor vehicle crashes, falls, bites, and CO poisonings) were used to guide prevention messages (e.g., flyers distributed at health-care facilities and at checkpoints for residents returning to hurricane-affected areas) (7)."

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