Identification

Name

Connecticut Hospital Admissions Syndromic Surveillance

Short name

HASS

Status

Active

Category

System

People
(1) Zygmunt Dembek, zygmunt.dembek@po.state.ct.us
Organizations
(1) Department of Public Health (Connecticut)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2012-06-05 13:57:58+00:00

Modified

2016-02-21 05:30:24.730243+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (CDPH) has continuously monitored daily non-elective hospital admissions through a syndromic surveillance reporting system (HASS) since September 2001. The system's objectives were to monitor for outbreaks caused by Category A biologic agents and evaluate limits in space and time of identified outbreaks and other public health threats.

Goals
(1) Early warning
Year start

2001

URL http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/su5301a12.htm

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Connecticut
Geography

No

Diseases
(1) Febrile Illness
(2) Respiratory diseases

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) ED/Hospital Records