FoodCORE : Foodborne Diseases Centers for Outbreak Response Enhancement : improving foodborne disease investigation and response in state and local health departments
Published Date:September 2012
Corporate Authors:National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
Description:CDC started FoodCORE in 2009 to enhance the ability of state and local health departments to respond to foodborne disease outbreaks. Centers work together to
• Detect more outbreaks
• Conduct thorough investigations
• Control outbreaks faster
• Protect other people from getting sick
The centers cover 13% of the U.S. population, or 41 million people. Centers are located in health departments in Connecticut, New York City, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and Wisconsin.
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