NBIC Collaboration at Multiple Jurisdictional Levels During the Zika Epidemic

NBIC is charged with enhancing the capability of the Federal Government to enable early warning and shared situational awareness of acute biological events to support better decisions through rapid identification, characterization, localization, and tracking. A key aspect of this mission is the requirement to integrate and collaborate with federal and, state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) government agencies.

January 25, 2018

NBIC Biofeeds: A Digital Tool for Open Source Biosurveillance across Federal Agencies

The NBIC integrates, analyzes, and distributes key information about health and disease events to help ensure the nation’s responses are well-informed, save lives, and minimize economic impact. NBIC serves as a bridge between Federal, State, Local, Territorial, and Tribal entities to conduct biosurveillance across human, animal, plant, and environmental domains. The integration of information enables early warning and shared situational awareness of biological events to inform critical decisions directing response and recovery efforts.

July 17, 2017

Emerging Infectious Diseases and Health Surveillance at U.S. Air Travel Ports of Entry: Perspective From Within the Department of Homeland Security

The National Biosurveillance Integration Center (NBIC) has the responsibility to integrate, analyze, and share the nation’s biosurveillance information provided from capabilities distributed across public and private sectors. The integration of information enables early warning and shared situational awareness of biological events to inform critical decisions directing response and recovery efforts. In addition to its interagency partners, NBIC supports the Office of Health Affairs and DHS components responsible for safeguarding U.S. ports of entry. More than 150 U.S.

August 29, 2017

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