The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) - Davies Public Health Award

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The Florida Department of Health (FDOH), Division of Disease Control, Bureau of Epidemiology (BOE), Acute Disease Epidemiology Section (ADES) manages the ESSENCE-FL system.

The system is valued, trusted and relied upon daily by state and county level epidemiologists across FDOH program areas (epidemiology, immunizations, environmental health- chemical, vectorborne, waterborne and foodborne disease programs) to detect outbreaks and unusual cases, monitor morbidity and mortality and provide situational awareness including after events such as hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, pandemic influenza, Gulf oil spill, etc.

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