Repository of Resources

Low or No-Cost Resources Repository

This repository serves as a central source of useful tools and trainings that can be used to support data-use activities and programs. This repository will grow as additional sources are identified.

Public Health Laboratory Data Exchange

Collaborative project to develop interoperability standards for electronic communication between laboratories, public health agencies and clinicians by operationalizing existing HIT standards for laboratory information exchanges.


Learn more: Public Health Laboratory Data Exchange

Qlik Sense Desktop

Dashboard app building tool that allows users to create interactive reports and dashboards with charts and graphs. Free version for use on your desktop only. Large files due to data import. Paid cloud versions available.

Learn more: Qlik Sense Desktop

Reframing Public Health Informatics: A Communications Toolkit

Toolkit including contextual resources on the field of public health informatics, communications resources discussing how to talk about public health informatics to an external audience, and sample communications of how principles in the toolkit can be put into action.

Learn more: Reframing Public Health Informatics: A Communications Toolkit

Tableau Public

Free software that allows users to create data visualizations and publish and embed them on web pages to share publicly. Paid versions can be secured and shared.

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Visual displays of data from EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund Programs and several other organizations overlayed with demographic and health data.

Learn more: ToxMap

United States Census Bureau

Provides facts and figures about U.S. residents, economy, and locations.

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USGS Water Data

Collection of water resources data from 1.9 million sites located in all 50 states and various U.S. territories.

Learn more: USGS Water Data