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  • Content Type: References

    This document, released February 18, 2019, focuses on several key areas related to syndrome definition creation, including the basics behind a syndrome definition, steps to build a syndrome, evaluation of a new (or old) definition, and dissemination… read more
    … Description This document, released February 18, 2019, focuses on several key … syndrome and is referenced throughout this guidance document. The methods described in this document …
  • Content Type: Report

    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)… read more
    … from heat, cold, fire, or extreme weather events. This guidance document will provide instruction in five areas: (1) … The authors would like to thank the reviewers of this document: Shandy Dearth International Society for Disease …
  • Content Type: Abstract

    During all phases of the disaster management cycle, PH surveillance plays a valuable role. Surveillance provides PH officials and stakeholders the information they need to respond to disasters and take action in an appropriate and timely manner.… read more
    … disaster surveillance. Further, there is no standardized guidance on implementing or modifying surveillance for a domestic disaster. This document seeks to fill this gap, providing guidance on …
  • Content Type: Webinar

    Please join ISDS and CDC for an information webinar related to syndromic surveillance of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the US.On May 2, 2014, the first U.S. imported case of MERS was confirmed in Indiana.  Guidance was recently… read more
    … U.S. imported case of MERS was confirmed in Indiana.  Guidance was recently distributed for users of various … ). For a general overview of this activity, look for the document entitled "MERS Guidance" in the library. This …
  • Content Type: Abstract

    Event-based biosurveillance is a practice of monitoring diverse information sources for the detection of events pertaining to human health. Online documents, such as news articles on the Internet, have commonly been the … read more
    … monitoring of online documents is challenging. Automated document classification is an important step toward … Medical Center, supervised and unsupervised approaches to document classification are considered for event-based …
  • Content Type: Syndrome

    This definition is based the following document created by the CSTE Heat Workgroup: Heat-related Illness Syndrome Query: A guidance Document for Implementing Heat-related Illness Syndromic Surveillance in Public Health Practice (attached). The query… read more
    … This definition is based the following document created by the CSTE Heat Workgroup: Heat-related Illness Syndrome Query: A guidance Document for Implementing Heat-related Illness …
  • Content Type: Report

    A report of the Injury Surveillance Workgroup Region 9, Safe States Alliance, December 2016. Executive Summary Impetus for this report: On October 1, 2015 in the United States, ICD-10-CM replaced ICD-9-CM for… read more
    … in ICD-9-CM.  The purpose of this report is to provide guidance to epidemiologists and others as they begin to use … injury and violence surveillance.  The report provides guidance for:  conducting initial analyses using ICD-10-CM …
  • Content Type: Webinar

    Adverse health effects related to climate change are currently being seen, and these adverse outcomes are likely to increase in the future. Syndromic surveillance systems can provide near-real time information which may be used for situational… read more
    … This presentation will provide a technical overview of a guidance document developed by the CSTE climate and health syndromic … at a CSTE webinar in March. 1 Why did we create the document? Climate change → broad range of adverse outcomes …