*7/1/14: Thanks to all who attended the recent webinar related to using MERS syndrome definitions. To review the guidance and obtain the syndrome files, please visit the MERS folder in the Library here.
*5/29/14: Thanks to all who attended yesterday's "Data Quality Checks and Assurance" webinar! To view a recording of this webinar and access the slides, please click here.
*4/29/14: Thanks to all who attended yesterday's "Heat-related Illness Surveillance" webinar! To view a recording of this webinar and access the slides, please click here.
*4/2/14: Thanks to all who attended the recent "The Kansas Experience, Health Information Exchanges, and Onboarding" webinar! To view a recording of this webinar and access the slides, please click here.
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What do I need to do to start participating in BioSense 2.0?
The first step in participating is completing a Data Use Agreement (DUA) with ASTHO. Under cooperative agreement with CDC, ASTHO hosts the BioSense 2.0 environment and facilitates the BioSense 2.0 Governance. Please contact Scott Gordon (SGordon@astho.org) at ASTHO to obtain a DUA to begin the process.
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The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) ePublic Health & Informatics Team made a trip visit with the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC). BPHC is a great example of an effective use of syndromic surveillance for infectious disease and even chronic disease.