The training materials on these pages are technical documents designed to assist existing NORS users with entering, downloading, and reviewing data on all waterborne and foodborne disease outbreaks, certain fungal outbreaks, and enteric disease outbreaks transmitted by contact with environmental sources, infected persons or animals, or unknown modes of transmission.
This document is intended to assist NORS users with using the features of the NORS electronic system and completing NORS reports using electronic reporting forms. This information is relevant to all NORS users and should be viewed by new users after their accounts are created. For guidance on NORS administrative functions, including logging into NORS, please contact NORSAdmin@cdc.gov.
User Training Document – NORS General Training (Updated January 2023)
NORS maintains database linkages and import functionality with CaliciNet and PulseNet. This document is intended to assist NORS users with completing sections involving the CaliciNet and PulseNet integration features
User Training Document: Integrated CDC Lab Systems (Updated June 2023)
This document is intended to assist NORS users with finding and addressing data cleaning tasks as part of the integrated data cleaning feature.
User Training Document for Integrated Data Cleaning [14 pages] (Updated November 2023)