Identification

Name

Electronic Foodborne Outbreak Reporting System

Short name

eFORS

Status

Inactive

Category

System

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

Unknown

Created

2014-06-06 15:46:45+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 18:03:58.147214+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

eFORS provided comprehensive, timely, reliable data on outbreaks of enteric illnesses and provides analysis tools so health officials could learn about hazards and assess their importance.

It was replaced by National Outbreak Reporting System and is now inactive.

Goals
(1) Early detection
Year start

1998

Year end

2008

Related system
(1) National Outbreak Reporting System (NORS)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Employment/School Records