Identification

Name

National Outbreak Reporting System

Short name

NORS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Barbara Mahon, bdm3@cdc.gov, norsadmin@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(2) Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
(3) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2014-07-09 15:51:15+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 14:45:07.394363+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The NORS is a web-based platform designed to support reporting of waterborne, foodborne, enteric person-to-person, and animal contact-associated disease outbreaks to CDC by state local, and territorial public health agencies.

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

2009

URL http://www.cdc.gov/nors/
URL (alternate) http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/statistics/wbdoss/nors/
Related system
(1) Electronic Foodborne Outbreak Reporting System (eFORS)
(2) Foodborne Disease Outbreak Investigation System (FDOIS)
(3) Outbreak Response Team ()

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports
(2) Official Reports