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Washington State (WA) has developed and recorded three ESSENCE trainings for their staff. These include trainings for basic, intermediate, and advanced ESSENCE skills.

WA ESSENCE Trainings

ESSENCE Basic Skills Training (March 2021) ESSENCE Intermediate Skills Training (June 2021)... Read more
Content type: Training

The Florida County Health Department Epidemiology Hurricane Toolkit, developed by the Florida Department of Health, helps county health departments (CHD) plan for and carry out the epidemiologic responses to natural disasters.

The included tools are designed to be flexible to a wide range... Read more

Content type: Training

In July 2021, NSSP announced the release of the Rnssp R package which facilitates access to the ESSENCE system via a secure and simple interface. Rnssp provides methods that streamline the data pull and simplify R code previously required by users to pull data via the APIs using the keyring ... Read more

Content type: Training

Background: The Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics (ESSENCE) is a secure web-based tool that enables health care practitioners to monitor health indicators of public health importance for the detection and tracking of disease outbreaks,... Read more

Content type: Journal Article

On April 29, 2021, CSTE, NSSP,  and the National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems (NAPHSIS) provided an overview of an ongoing pilot project to improve data collection and reporting mortality data through the State and Territorial Exchange of Vital Events (STEVE)... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP), virtually convened the 2020 Syndromic Surveillance Symposium from November 17-19, 2020. The event was held... Read more

Content type: Report

This RStudio API guide provides an overview of the ESSENCE APIs and how to access them through RStudio. We will begin with a very brief explanation of application programming interfaces (APIs), then list what APIs are available in ESSENCE, and finally expose you to basic examples of R code and... Read more

Content type: Training

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) Team hosted the 3rd webinar of its Fall 2020 New Site Onboarding Window on November 16, 2020. The webinar orients viewers to the Access & Management Center (AMC), AMC Data Access Rules, and ESSENCE.

View the recording of the webinar ... Read more

Content type: Webinar

The National Syndromic Surveillance Program (NSSP) Team hosted the 2nd webinar of its Fall 2020 New Site Onboarding Window on October 27, 2020. The webinar focuses on data ingestion into the NSSP BioSense Platform and data quality checks and reports.

View the recording of the webinar here... Read more

Content type: Webinar

 

2021 Race and Ethnicity Data Quality Improvement Workgroup Calls 

December 2021 - No call this month 

November 2021 - No call this month 

October 2021 - Recording 

September 2021 - Recording

August 2021 - Recording 

July 2021 - No call this... Read more

Content type: Meeting Recordings & Notes

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