an information hub for all Ebola- related information.
CDC Emergency Response
released 2/13/15 Addressing Needs of Contacts of Ebola Patients During an Investigation of an Ebola Cluster in the United States- Dallas, Texas, 2014, MMWR, February 13, 2015 / 64(05);121-123
What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Should Know About Ebola
released 9/9/14 "What Obstetrician-Gynecologists Should Know About Ebola: A Perspective From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention," published online ahead of print, in Obstetrics & Gynecology November 2014 issue.
Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding Recommendations in the Context of Ebola
updated 9/19/14. The CDC publication, “Recommendations for Breastfeeding/Infant Feeding in the Context of Ebola,” provides clinicians with recommendations about breastfeeding if a mother has probable or confirmed Ebola virus/ disease.
Clinician Outreach and Communications Activity (COCA)
The CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) page provides timely, accurate, and credible information to clinicians related to emergency preparedness and response and emerging public health threats. Sign Up for COCA Updates, Call Announcements, Clinical Reminders, and Other COCA Clinician Resources. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Risk of Exposure
Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus Exposure
updated 11/3/14 Interim U.S. Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Potential Ebola Virus Exposure. With the complex nature and seriousness of the outbreak, CDC has created interim guidance for monitoring people potentially exposed to Ebola and for evaluating their intended travel, including the application of movement restrictions when indicated.
Human-to-Human Transmission of Ebola
updated 10/29/14 Review of Human-to-Human Transmission of Ebola Virus
Epidemiologic Risk Factors to Consider when Evaluating a Person for Exposure to Ebola Virus
updated 10/27/14 Epidemiologic Risk Factors to Consider when Evaluating a Person for Exposure to Ebola Virus, the included epidemiologic risk factors should be considered when evaluating a person for Ebola virus disease (Ebola), classifying contacts, or considering public health actions such as monitoring and movement restrictions based on exposure.
Information for Healthcare Workers: U.S. Healthcare Settings
CDC Health Alert Network, Health Advisory
released 11/25/14: Enhanced Airport Entry Screening and Active Post- Arrival Monitoring for People Traveling to the United States from Mali
Guidance for Caring for Pregnant Woman with Ebola in U.S. Hospitals
released 11/12/14 Guidance for Screening and Caring for Pregnant Women with Ebola Virus Disease for Healthcare Providers in U.S. Hospitals
Environmental Infection Control
updated 11/3/14 Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus
CDC Ebola Clinical Slide Set
released 10/31/14 Ebola Clinical Slide Set released by CDC for clinicians to use for Grand Rounds and other clinical presentations.
CDC Tightened Guidance for U.S. Health Care Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola CDC is tightening previous infection control guidance for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola, to ensure there is no ambiguity. The guidance focuses on specific personal protective equipment (PPE) health care workers should use and offers detailed step by step instructions for how to put the equipment on and take it off safely.
released 10/29/14 Ebola: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donning and Doffing Procedures, offers step-by-step demonstration on how to put on and take off PPE properly in order to protect those providing care for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease.
EMS Systems and 9-1-1 PSAPS
updated 10/28/14 Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
Case Definition for Ebola Virus Disease
updated 10/27/14 Case Definition for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Ebola virus disease (Ebola) is a rare and deadly viral illness which is reportable to the National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (NNDSS) in all US states and territories.
Emergency Department Evaluation and Management for Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease
released 10/27/14 Identify, Isolate, Inform: Emergency Department Evaluation and Management for Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease CDC released new guidance for Emergency Departments (ED) on evaluating and managing patients presenting with possible Ebola Virus Disease.
The CDC and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) have prepared these checklists for health care professionals:
Identify Isolate, Inform: Ambulatory Care Evaluation of Patients with Possible Ebola Virus Disease
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How Ebola is Spread
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