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In general, data from public health surveillance can be used for short- and long-term planning and response through retrospective data analysis of trends over time or specific events. Combining health outcome data (e.g., hospitalizations or deaths) with environmental and socio-demographic... Read more

Content type: Report

From the Special Edition of the International Journal of Drug Policy: US Heroin in Transition: Supply Changes, Fentanyl Adulteration and Consequences, August 2017, Volume 46, pp 107-111.

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The supply of heroin into the US has changed with new source-forms and market... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

Poison Control Center and Public Health Community of Practice webinar held August 31, 2017. Presentation by the Tennessee Department of Health and Poison Center

Content type: Webinar

Emergency medicine is a recognized specialty in the United Kingdom (UK), with formal training and accreditation conducted and governed by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Health care in the UK is publicly funded and provided by the National Health Service (NHS) through a residence-based... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

Fifteen years have passed since the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 called for the establishment of nationwide surveillance and reporting mechanisms to detect bioterrorism-related events. In the 1990s, several health departments established... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

The BioSense program was launched in 2003 with the aim of establishing a nationwide integrated public health surveillance system for early detection and assessment of potential bioterrorism-related illness. The program has matured over the years from an initial Centers for Disease Control and... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

This one-page report template is provided by the Oregon Public Health Division Health Intelligence Branch and will adapted for statewide surveillance of the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

 

Content type: Form

Syndromic surveillance is the near real-time monitoring of key health indicators in emergency department (ED) and urgent care visits. Oregon ESSENCE tracks the number of visits for specific patient symptoms using chief complaints (what the patient says is the reason for their visit) and... Read more

Content type: Report

Join us for a follow-up webinar, to our first held last February, where the ISDS staff will present enhancements made to the ISDS website to help you improve your experience as a member. Refresh your knowledge of how to navigate through our website, participate in community discussions, and... Read more

Content type: Webinar

High rates of morbidity and mortality among Americans related to opioid use constitute a public health epidemic, leading multiple jurisdictions to declare formal states of emergency or public health emergency. Declaring a state of emergency grants states and localities additional resources to... Read more

Content type: References

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