Identification

Name

National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System

Short name

NNDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

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

Near Real-time

Created

2014-07-08 21:27:53+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 14:44:25.665375+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

NNDSS is a multifaceted public health surveillance system that gives public health officials powerful capabilities to monitor the occurrence and spread of diseases. NNDSS encompasses everything that supports the activity of collecting and monitoring disease data, including policies, laws, people, partners, information systems, processes, and resources at the local, state, and national levels.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early detection
(3) Situational awareness
Year start

2008

URL http://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/default.aspx
URL (alternate) https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nndss/document/NNDSS-Fact-Sheet.pdf
Related system
(1) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
(2) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)
(3) National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance (NETSS)
(4) National Malaria Surveillance System (NMSS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Sexually transmitted
(3) Vector-borne
(4) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging
(2) Select agents or toxins
(3) Vaccine preventable
(4) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records