Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:Public Health Terminology, Organization, Funding, and Roles
Slide content:Public Health Laws and Policies Disease Reporting Regulations - 2 Nationally Notifiable Diseases (NND) States and CDC together determine which diseases should be on this list Since 1961, CDC has collected and published NND data. Reporting is technically voluntary, but is quite complete. NND are reported weekly to the CDC by means of the National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance (NETSS) 17
Slide notes:Certain diseases are termed Nationally Notifiable Diseases these NNDs are determined through a collaboration of states and the CDC. Although reporting of NND data to the CDC is technically voluntary, states tend to be very good at reporting these. The National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance is the current means by which most NND data are sent to CDC. 17