National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS)

Grants and Contracts Details


Establish a statewide KY Violent Death Surveillance Reporting System using the tools developed for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS); • Establish an advisory committee to assist in the development, oversight, and direction of the KVDRS. • Work with the advisory committee to establish standard methodologies for data collection and management • Provide continuous data improvement through Improve Coroner Reporting, through a centralized Coroner Reporting System, quarterly CIRS basic training, begin a web-based ME and coroner system; • Evaluate the KYDRS; • Conduct detailed analysis and epidemiological studies using the KYDRS data; • Assist local and statewide efforts to reduce violent deaths; • Provide information for agencies and communities to develop and evaluate interventions through data dissemination (detailed reports, presentations, peer-reviewed publications, system development, and educational materials); • Extend multi-agency, multidisciplinary review of all child fatalities under the age of 18 (statewide). CFR data will be incorporated into the KYDRS;
Effective start/end date9/1/046/30/05


  • KY Department for Public Health: $187,684.00


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