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Presented September 21, 2017.

The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the Analytic Solution Committees (ASC) to ISDS members, explaining how the committee works and how it can help ISDS members, and to foster discussion about what processes would be most helpful to ISDS members going... Read more

This Primer, published by the Network for Public Health Law on Friday, September 8, 2017,  provides a visual snapshot and a timeline on state and federal emergency declarations in response to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. 

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 hurricane, made... Read more

Presented September 19, 2017. 

The main goal of this talk is to demonstrate map making in R using leaflet. We will cover trivial and non-trivial examples. I use the data.table package as my default data container and for all data manipulation. 

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CDC has updated the estimated range maps for Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus mosquitoes by using a model that predicts possible geographic ranges for these mosquitoes in the contiguous United States. The model used county-level records, historical records, and suitable climate variables to... Read more

This presentation given August 3, 2017 describes work toward applying machine learning methods to CDC’s autism surveillance program. CDC’s population-based autism surveillance is labor-intensive and costly, as it requires clinicians to manually review children’s medical and educational records... Read more

According to CDC, CRE is used to describe bacteria that are nonsusceptible to one or more carbapenems; doripenem, meropenem or imipenem and resistant to third generation cephalosporins like ceftriaxone, cefotaxime and ceftazidime. These organisms cause infections that are associated with high... Read more

Join us for a follow-up webinar, to our first held last February, where the ISDS staff will present enhancements made to the ISDS website to help you improve your experience as a member. Refresh your knowledge of how to navigate through our website, participate in community discussions, and... Read more

This one-page report template is provided by the Oregon Public Health Division Health Intelligence Branch and will adapted for statewide surveillance of the 2017 Solar Eclipse.

 

Mass gatherings can result in morbidity and mortality from communicable and non-communicable diseases, injury, and bioterrorism. Therefore, it is important to identify event-related visits as opposed to community-related visits when conducting public health surveillance. Previous mass gatherings... Read more

Rates of student absenteeism in schools have been mainly used to detect outbreaks in schools and prompt public health action to stop local transmission. A report by Kim Mogto et al.  stated that aggregated counts of school absenteeism (SAi) were correlated with PPFluA, but the sample may have... Read more

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