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Message Specifications

Message creation

Format messages using the messaging_guide.pdfOregon ESSENCE Messaging Guide (pdf). It's much shorter than the same guides created by CDC and the International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS). 
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Message testing

Refer to the Oregon ESSENCE Testing Suite (pdf) for guidance on message testing. Contact Oregon ESSENCE epidemiologists when you're ready to start testing.