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Data Resources


  • CDC's National Biomonitoring Program

    The Environmental Health Laboratory of the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducts CDC's Biomonitoring Program. Biomonitoring is the measurement of environmental chemicals in the human body, specifically in blood, urine, serum, saliva, or tissues. The results of biomonitoring are used to help make decisions for protecting people from illness, birth defects, disabilities, cancer, or death due to environmental chemicals.

  • CDC National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)
    NEDSS is an initiative that promotes the use of data and information system standards to advance the development of efficient, integrated, and interoperable surveillance systems at federal, state, and local levels.
  • CDC’s Public Health Information Network (PHIN)
    The Public Health Information Network (PHIN) is CDC s vision for advancing fully capable and interoperable information systems in the many organizations that participate in public health. PHIN is a national initiative to implement a multi-organizational business and technical architecture for public health information systems ...more
  • CDC Updated Guidelines for Evaluating Public Health Surveillance Systems [PDF, 360 Kb]
    This report provides guidance for evaluating surveillance systems based on CDC's Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health, research and discussion of concerns related to public health surveillance systems, and comments received from the public health community.


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