Identification

Name

Epidemic Information Exchange

Short name

Epi-X

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

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

Real-time

Created

2012-10-11 13:13:16+00:00

Modified

2016-03-18 16:04:14.712680+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

Epi-X is the CDC's web-based communications solution for public health professionals. Through Epi-X, CDC officials, state and local health departments, poison control centers, and other public health professionals can access and share preliminary health surveillance information quickly and securely. Users can also be actively notified of breaking health events as they occur.

Goals
(1) Early warning
(2) Situational awareness
Year start

2000

URL http://www.cdc.gov/epix/
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/international/relres.html

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

No

Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Help Lines
(2) Official Reports
(3) Personal Communication