U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

01/22/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/22/2021 19:22

Healthcare Facilities That Have Implemented COVID-19 Electronic Case Reporting

Footnote: Electronic case reporting (eCR) is the automated, real-time exchange of case report information between electronic health records and public health agencies. In partnership with the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), CDC is rapidly onboarding healthcare facilities to eCR during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of January 22, 2021, more than 6,600 facilities are sending COVID-19 electronic initial case reports to public health using eCR.

Footnote: In production: Healthcare facility is actively sending electronic case reports to public health agencies.