Technical Resources

What to know

NSSP offers technical resources to support syndromic surveillance practitioners as we work together to protect our communities. Having complete, accurate, and timely data is an excellent foundation for improving health outcomes. CDC's investment in technology and processes helps prepare us to respond to public health threats.

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Successfully onboarding health care facilities, vendors, and public health sites into the NSSP BioSense Platform is vital. Find all the information you need—guides, job aids, FAQs, articles, and more—on Onboarding Resources.

BioSense Platform resources


CDC has developed and published syndromic surveillance messaging guides. Review our Implementation Guides.

Helpful articles

We have channeled our expertise into a series of articles with tips, guidance, and background information for the syndromic surveillance practitioner. Explore our library of helpful articles.

Advancing practice

NSSP data inform articles authored by CDC staff and partners. This work adds to the body of evidence used by the public health community. View Articles That Use NSSP Data.

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