Public Health

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Health Alert Network (HAN)

The CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) provides Health Alerts, Health Advisories, Updates, and Info Service Messages to State and Local Health Officers, Public Information Officers, Epidemiologists and HAN Coordinators as well as health care provider organizations. Read More »

Health Monitoring Systems

Health Monitoring Systems (HMS) collects and analyzes health-related data in real time via a Software-as-a-Service model.  Their EpiCenter service collects, manages, and analyzes health-related data for public health. It allows users to quickly and easily access the specific information they need. Complimenting EpiCenter is Mergence. Read More »


HealthCare.Gov is a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) web site providing a wide range of health information and tools for use by consumers. Read More »


HealthMap was founded by a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Children's Hospital Boston founded in 2006. It is an established global leader in utilizing online informal sources for disease outbreak monitoring and real-time surveillance of emerging public health threats. Read More »

HHS Office of Preparedness & Medical Emergency Response

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operations (OPEO) is responsible for developing operational plans, studies, products, training, information and tools to ensure the preparedness of the Federal Government and the public to respond to and recover from domestic and international public health and medical threats and emergencies.

Immunization Information Systems (IIS)

Immunization Information Systems (IIS) is both a process and series of tools initially put in place by the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to increase and sustain high vaccination coverage by consolidating vaccination records of children from multiple providers, generating reminder and recall vaccination notices, and providing vaccination coverage assessments. Read More »

International HapMap Project

The International HapMap Project is a partnership of scientists and funding agencies from Canada, China, Japan, Nigeria, the United Kingdom and the United States to develop a public resource that will help researchers find genes associated with human disease and response to pharmaceuticals.

International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS)

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 dedicated to the improvement of population health by advancing the science and practice of disease surveillance.


The Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) Open Platform for Emergency Networks (OPEN) is a collaborative initiative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read More »


Laboratory User Network Application (LUNA) is a free, secure, user-friendly, web-based interface that requires only an internet connection and an SDN Digital Certificate to allow state and local agencies to communicate electronic test requests to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). Read More »

Mission Essential Solutions

Mission Essential Solutions, LLC (MES), founded in 2013, offers technical solutions aimed at providing robust mobile capabilities needed for disaster response and recovery operations. James Murphy, President and Owner of the company, is a former Marine helicopter pilot with extensive experience in disaster relief operations, flying humanitarian missions in Puerto Rico and Sierra Leone, and supporting relief operations on the ground following an earthquake and a super typhoon in the Philippines. Before retiring from the Marines in 2012, Mr. Murphy worked at the White House Military Office where he worked in disaster and emergency planning for the President of the United States and the Executive Branch Departments and Agencies.

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Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS)

The Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) awards program, created in 2015, broadens access, increases security, and empowers users by providing catalytic funding to open source technologists. In addition to the COVID-19 Solutions Fund, MOSS has three tracks

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NACCHO Public Health Toolbox

The National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) provides a free, online collection of local public health tools produced by members of the public health community. Read More »

National Association for Public Health Statistics & Information Systems (NAPHSIS)

National Association for Public Health Statistics and Information Systems is a national association of state vital records and public health statistics offices in the U.S. that was formed to provide a forum for the study, discussion, and solution of problems related to these types of programs and systems in its respective members' health departments.

National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

The mission of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is to be a leader, partner, catalyst, and voice for the 2700 local health departments in order to ensure the conditions that promote health and equity, combat disease, and improve the quality and length of all lives.