The first step in accessing Oregon ESSENCE is reading the Confidentiality Agreement and Policy (pdf), and returning the signed document to Oregon ESSENCE Epidemiologists.
Within two weeks of contacting us, users will receive log in credentials and instructions for logging in.
For the complete guide to getting started, see the full User Guide (pdf).
Use ESSENCE for monitoring emergency department visits during seasonal hazards, such as influenza-related visits. For a tutorial on how to recreate the ESSENCE charts shown in the FluBites reports, see the myESSENCE Seasonal Query handout (pdf).