National Vital Statistics System

Newsletters from the National Vital Statistics System

This newsletter is published by the NVSS to enhance the community of vital records and vital statistics practice, provide useful information for vital statistics and vital records professionals, and inform the broader community of interested stakeholders.

November pdf icon[PDF – 282 KB]
Inside this issue – 2021 data year close-out information regarding birth, death, and fetal death files; Community of Practice information regarding upcoming events to provide jurisdictions with an opportunity to test their health systems strengthening efforts with FHIR based interoperability and much more….

October pdf icon[PDF – 273 KB]
Inside this issue – Information about the November Vital Statistics Cooperative Program Directors Webinar; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information regarding the Vital Records Death Reporting Implementation Guide connectathon that was held in September and more….

September pdf icon[PDF – 308 KB]
Inside this issue – Information about invoicing for 2020 data files; Notable data brief on general fertility rates; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; and more…

August pdf icon[PDF – 294 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the processing of 2020 cause of death files: Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information regarding funding that could be available to assist in modernization efforts and more…

July pdf icon[PDF – 301 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding methodology changes with 2021 mortality completeness; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; Notable report on Maternal and Infant Characteristics among Women with COVID-19 during Pregnancy; and much more…

June pdf icon[PDF – 363 KB]
Inside this issue – Information regarding the virtual Field Services and Data Quality Workshop that will be held in August; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice information; Notable report on Drug-involved Infant Deaths; and much more…

May pdf icon[PDF – 400 KB]
Inside this issue – Important reminder regarding the 2021 VSCP Annual Meeting; Notable report on Changes in Births to New York City Residents Occurring Outside New York City, by Race and Hispanic Origin of the Mother; Information regarding the Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice Video; and more…

April pdf icon[PDF – 373 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on the 2021 VSCP Annual Meeting; Notable reports on Maternal and Infant Characteristics among Women with COVID-19 during Pregnancy; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice updates; and more…

March pdf icon[PDF – 380 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on the Vital Records and Health Statistics Accreditation Program;  Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice updates; and more…

February pdf icon[PDF – 298 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on 2020 natality file closing; news regarding the revised National Death Index website; Vital Statistics Modernization Community of Practice updates; and more…

January pdf icon[PDF – 360 KB]
Inside this issue – Information on data year close-outs regarding the 2020 birth, death, and fetal death files; coding questions regarding new strains of SARS-CoV-2; newly released report on provisional estimates for selected maternal and infant outcomes; and more…

Page last reviewed: November 29, 2021