NEARS Support

The National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS) is an online tool from the CDC used by jurisdictions across the United States to track environmental assessments that are conducted as a result of foodborne illness investigations.

Explorer Program

To encourage involvement in the CDC NEARS Program, we offer the fully funded Explorer Program for state, territorial, local, and tribal jurisdictions.

Explorer Program

Success Stories & Webinars

Check out these success stories of how participating in CDC NEARS prevented and reduced future outbreaks in communities.

Success Stories