Identification

Name

Situation Found Surveillance Program

Short name

Sit Found

Status

Inactive

Category

System

People
(1) Leonard Roberts, IT Director, Leonard.Roberts@seattle.gov
Organizations
(1) Seattle Fire Department (SFD)
Update frequency

Real-time

Created

2012-07-23 20:54:17+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 15:49:42.136912+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Seattle Fire Department tracks symptoms of patients that firefighters come into contact with that may be related to influenza, like cough, fever, gastrointestinal, rash, respiratory. Reports of these symptoms are entered into a computer system built by the Fire Department shortly after firefighters leave the scene of the incident. The data is analyzed by the First Watch surveillance application to alert when flu symptoms exceed pre-defined thresholds

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
Year start

2010

Year end

2014

URL http://www.seattle.gov/fire/statistics/sitfound/sitfoundapplication.htm
URL (alternate) http://www.seattle.gov/fire/statistics/sitfound/default.htm
Related system
(1) FirstWatch ()

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Americas
(2) Pacific US
(3) Seattle
(4) United States of America
(5) Washington
Diseases
(1) Gastroenteritis
(2) Influenza
(3) Respiratory diseases

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Help Lines
(2) Police/Fire Department Records