How NSSP Works Across CDC

NSSP collaborates with programs across CDC, and with health departments, to improve syndromic surveillance and respond to health events like the opioid overdose epidemic, e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury, and influenza-like illness. The collaborations described, while not exhaustive, summarize ongoing efforts.

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Developing a Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Syndrome for State Health Departments

In July, the SD Subcommittee focused on health topics that affect children, including COVID infection-associated shutdowns, children being out of school, and families under increased stress. Elizabeth Swedo of CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Division of Violence Prevention (DVP), described a collaborative effort to develop the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Syndrome.

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Public Health Data Modernization Initiative

CDC is dedicated to unlocking the full potential of data for disease detection and elimination. Visit the Public Health Data Modernization Initiative.

Page last reviewed: August 12, 2020