What is LINCS?
LINCS is a network of local health departments, the NJ Department of Health, and public and private entities that work at the community level to protect the public's health.
The system connects public health departments with hospitals, laboratories, emergency responders, medical providers, schools, and other community organizations to share information and improve response to public health incidents.
How does it work?
Fax and secure communications are utilized to deliver important health related messages to those within the LINCS network.
Messages are prioritized by the following levels:
Types of Messages