The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services has awarded ICF a new $12 million task order.
The task order calls for ICF to support and modernize public health laboratory informatics and data exchange services for CDC’s Laboratory Response Network. The contract has a term of five years, which includes a 1-year base and four 1-year options.
“The ability to quickly exchange test results is critical to ensuring rapid response by public health officials,” said Mark Lee, executive vice president for public sector. “We have the experience and capabilities to help LRN ramp efforts up quickly in the face of crises to help mitigate the spread of disease and other public health emergencies.”
For nearly a decade, ICF’s public health, technology and communications experts have supported LRN, a national network of laboratories that can quickly respond to new and emerging chemical and biological threats and other public health emergencies, via its Informatics and Data Exchange Services.
Under this contract, ICF will continue to support the operation and modernization of the LRN data exchange, ensuring that these laboratories have access to secure, efficient methods for submitting critical laboratory results in timely manner.