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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NSSP Develops Queries to Support Lung Injury Response

In mid-August 2019, NSSP staff began working with members of the NSSP CoP and CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (the Injury Center) to develop queries that could support CDC’s ongoing multistate lung injury response. The NSSP and Injury Center teams collaborated with community partners to draft and refine two definitions.

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Public Health Data Modernization Initiative

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Page last reviewed: March 19, 2020