Technical Resource Center

Welcome to the NSSP technical resources page for syndromic surveillance practitioners! These resources will help you bring facilities onboard the BioSense Platform, update your Master Facility Tables, get started using the Platform tools, and comply with HL7 case notifications from mapping guides. If you have questions or would like technical assistance, please contact the Service Deskexternal icon (account required).

Emergency Department Visits for COVID-19 by Race and Ethnicity—13 States, October–December 2020

New CDC report indicates some racial and ethnic minority groups experience emergency department care for COVID-19 at higher rates. Prevention resources should be prioritized and tailored to reach disproportionately affected groups. Read the article.

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Technical Announcement: CSTE Conference Goes Virtual!

Building Bridges to Health ▪ June 13–17, 2021

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) will hold its annual conference virtually! Conference will host live discussions, on-demand sessions, awards, Q&As, workshops, and plenaries. More than 700 abstracts submitted! Learn more at CSTE’s website.external icon

Register here.external icon Early bird discount for registrations completed by 11:59 PM EDT Friday, April 30, 2021. Registration closes at 11:59 PM EDT Monday, May 24, 2021.

Register now for the CSTE 2021 Annual Conference

Technical Resource News and Materials

Page last reviewed: April 14, 2021