Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $44 million task order to support a web-based infection surveillance system at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The company said Wednesday it will perform applications development, testing, maintenance and other technical support work the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network.
Steve Comber, president of Leidos’ health group, said the NHSN infrastructure is designed to help public health officials make decisions regarding citizen safety.
The single-award time and materials contract contains one base year and four option years.
Work will occur in Atlanta under CDC’s Enterprise Project Life Cycle guidelines.