HealthMap Foodborne Dashboard
We use social media to help public health departments improve foodborne illness surveillance and reporting.
How it works
Identify and geo-locate food poisoning complaints on social media.
Respond to users via social media to request additional missing information.
Supplement traditional data reporting to best utilize limited inspection resources.
Who is participating
View and sort tweets related to foodborne illness.
Tweets can be filtered by region and status. Users can quickly validate and respond to tweets through the dashboard.
Quickly respond to users by sending a tweet directly through the dashboard.
Users can easily respond to tweets by selecting predefined text or writing a personal message.
Although approximately 1 in 6 Americans experience foodborne illness each year, only a small fraction report this to their local public health department.
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