Identification

Name

Electronic Disease Notification System

Short name

EDN

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2012-10-05 19:42:27+00:00

Modified

2016-03-14 15:35:22.226529+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The EDN system is an electronic system used to notify state and local public health jurisdictions about diseases and disease outbreaks occurring among refugees and immigrants entering the United States. EDN provides states with overseas medical screening results and treatment follow-up information for each refugee.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
Year start

2008

URL http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss6207a1.htm
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/immigrantrefugeehealth/about-refugees.html

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records