Civic hacking CDC notifiable diseases

Building a map of weekly notifiable disease cases across the United States.

Luke Fretwell By Luke Fretwell · December 31, 2022

Screenshot of USA.GovFresh notifiable diseases page.

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(This post is part of an ongoing series documenting adventures in father-son civic hacking.)

README

We built a hoverable map of weekly notifiable disease cases across the United States using the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System API provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prention.

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Data used for this project:

Kudos

Big kudos to CDC for:

  • Maintaining a developer portal and public API.

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Notifiable diseases page on USA.GovFresh:

Screenshot of USA.GovFresh notifiable diseases page

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Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh and co-founder and CEO of ProudCity.

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This work by GovFresh is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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