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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Prepare, Respond, Recover…

NSSP Assists Emergency Response Efforts

The public health impact from hurricanes and tropical storms can be devastating and multifaceted. The CDC’s National Syndromic Surveillance Program provides actionable data—in near real-time—to improve the public health response.

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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: October 19, 2021