Identification

Name

Alaska Public Health Alert Network

Short name

PHAN

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Joe McLaughlin, State Epidemiologist/ Chief, InfDisease@alaska.gov
Organizations
(1) Division of Public Health (Alaska) (DHSS)
Created

2014-07-09 16:20:04+00:00

Modified

2016-07-06 20:14:58.156854+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The PHAN is part of the CDC's Health Alert Network, designed to share information about urgent public health incidents with public information officers; federal, state, territorial, and local public health practitioners; clinicians; and public health laboratories. Anyone can sign up for health alerts on the PHAN website.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Early warning
(3) Situational awareness
URL http://www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/phan/default.htm
Related system
(1) Alaska Department of Epidemiology - Epidemiology Bulletins ()
(2) Health Alert Network (HAN)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Alaska
Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(2) Vaccine preventable
(3) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Clinic/Health Care Provider Records
(2) ED/Hospital Records
(3) Laboratory Records