Overdose Surveillance Updates: Webinar Recording Available

November 20, 2019

A recording of today’s overdose surveillance updates webinar has been posted to https://ncdetect.org/training/. Topics include the customizable dashboards, new overdose indicators available for EMS data, and how epidemiologists at the NC Division of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch … Continued

EMS Data Available Again in NC DETECT

August 14, 2019

*Update* As of September 6, 2019, we now have the following syndromes available in the EMS data: Hurricane-Related Naloxone Standing E-Scooter Traffic-Related Traffic-Related: Bicyclists Traffic-Related: Pedestrians To review these data for your jurisdiction, go to the Syndrome Line Listing Report … Continued

Emergency Department Visits for Heat-Related Illness

July 18, 2019

Weekly updates on emergency department visits for heat-related illness as well as prevention tips are available on the NC Division of Public Health’s website at: https://publichealth.nc.gov/chronicdiseaseandinjury/heat.htm. In addition authorized NC DETECT users can review county-level heat-related illness data on the … Continued

Sharing NC DETECT Data with Non-NC DETECT Users

June 4, 2018

The emergency department (ED) data in NC DETECT are collected by the NC Division of Public Health Communicable Disease Branch under NC State Statute. Please keep confidentiality in mind when sharing NC DETECT information with partners outside of the health … Continued

Winter Weather Injuries

February 28, 2018

NC DETECT tracks emergency department visits for injuries using a variety of ICD-9/19-CM and keyword-based reports.  Graphs below are from the Winter Weather Injuries report which is a keyword-based report.  The graphs show ED visit trends by date as well … Continued

Motor Vehicle Crashes

January 11, 2018

There are several new motor vehicle crash indicators now available on NC DETECT. Bicyclist (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related) Motor vehicle traffic-related Pedestrian crashes (traffic-related and traffic/nontraffic-related. These join existing reports available for motorcycle (on-road and on-road/off-road), and off-road/all-terrain vehicle (ATV) crashes. … Continued

ED Visits for Snakebites

August 3, 2017

NC DETECT tracks ED visits for snakebites based on a case definition that looks for mention of snakebites in the chief complaint or triage notes OR a diagnosis (ICD-10-CM code) of a snakebite. The complete definition is available on the … Continued

Drowning/Near Drowning Surveillance

July 21, 2017

The graph below developed by KJ Harmon displays ED visits from 2016 and 2017 that were captured by the NC DETECT “syndrome” for drowning / near drowning. †Syndrome is based on a combination of keywords and ICD-10-CM codes. ‡Weekly count … Continued