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Food Safety Program Buncombe FBI Systems Demo


Foodborne Illness Systems
Demonstration Site Project

Public Health Region Surveillance Team 6
Buncombe County Health Department

Background/Project Description

Their project entitled, "Improving reporting of food borne diseases for the passive surveillance system in North Carolina" will enhance food borne illness reporting and outbreak investigation system in their locale.

Major Objectives:

Implement and evaluate an educational intervention using the NCCPHP (North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness) training website and its existing infrastructure;

Develop three new online modules with regard to distinct North Carolina food borne disease reporting process and requirements for each professional group. The module will emphasize the importance of testing for and reporting of food borne illness during food borne disease outbreaks 

Project Contact:

Martha Salyers, MD, MPH
martha.salyers@buncombecounty.org