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The Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services works to:

  • Modernize public health tracking systems;
  • Provide timely information to clinicians and public health partners;
  • Train a competent and sustainable public health workforce;
  • Strengthen the nation’s clinical laboratory systems; and
  • Innovate to increase effectiveness and efficiency of CDC programs.


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Health Informatics and Tracking

Our Division of Health Informatics and Surveillance is changing the way public health collects and shares health-related data to protect Americans.

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Lab Systems

Our Division of Laboratory Systems is strengthening the nation’s clinical and public health laboratory system.

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Public Health Information

Our Division of Public Health Information Dissemination serves as a hub for public health information and innovation that has a real impact on the public’s health.

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Workforce and Training

Our Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development ensures Americans have the safety net of a competent, trained public health workforce.