Identification

Name

Connecticut Electronic Disease Surveillance System

Short name

CT EDSS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Randall Nelson, D.V.M., M.P.H, randall.nelson@ct.gov
Organizations
(1) Department of Public Health (Connecticut)
Update frequency

Near Real-time

Created

2014-06-20 20:52:38+00:00

Modified

2016-07-07 17:09:07.336404+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

This database facilitates the collection of information relevant to occurrences of reportable diseases in Connecticut. Healthcare providers and laboratories are required to notify the Department of Public Health (DPH) about patients with reportable diseases or laboratory test results that are reportable findings.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
URL http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3136&Q=453590&PM=1
URL (alternate) http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3136&q=388390&dphNav_GID=1601&dphPNavCtr=|46973|#47477
Related system
(1) National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Connecticut
Disease transmission types
(1) Ingestion
(2) Sexually transmitted
(3) Vector-borne
(4) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Notifiable diseases (USA)

Datastreams

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