Veterinary Services (VS) is responsible for detecting and responding to animal diseases incidents that occur within the United States and must cooperatively manage the data related to such outbreaks with our state and tribal partners. This requires a system that is available nationwide and is flexible to support numerous data requirements collected through various methods. EMRS supports this mission by providing a secure accessible system for data collection, management, and analysis utilizing a web-based comprehensive investigation, task and resource management suite and a universal information platform. Primary users of EMRS are Federal, State and Tribal Veterinary Medical Officers, Animal Health Officials, Animal Health Technicians, Animal Disease Specialists and Epidemiologists. First deployed in 2001, EMRS continues to satisfy its mission goals, providing Veterinary Services and cooperators with a management system for:
For additional information on the use of EMRS download the EMRS Fact Sheet (pdf 22kb) or contact EMRS Support for specific requests for assistance.
EMRS Technical Help:
Contact the APHIS Technical Assistance Center (ATAC) via one of the methods below -
Important: Make sure to let ATAC know that you are contacting them in regards to a technical issue with the "EMRS VS IT System" (in the Subject of the email if using that method), identify whether you are an APHIS employee, State Employee (which state?), Federal non-APHIS user, etc., and provide them with detailed information regarding the
Last Modified: April 25, 2012