Additional Ebola Resources

CDC Resources

Addressing Needs of Contacts of Ebola Patients During an Investigation of an Ebola Cluster in the United States- Dallas, Texas, 2014 
This report describes the needs of persons who were contacts of Ebola patients in Texas. 

Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control in Hospitals for Ebola Virus 
This guidance was designed to help healthcare personnel follow standard, contact, and droplet precautions when caring for patients under investigation or patients with confirmed Ebola virus disease. 

Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in U.S. Hospitals 
This page outlines the key areas for infection prevention and control for Ebola virus disease in U.S. hospitals and healthcare settings. 

Ebola Clinical Slide Set 
This slide set was designed for clinicians to use for Grand Rounds and other clinical presentations.

Ebola: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donning and Doffing Procedures 
This step-by-step demonstration covers 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.

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 
This guidance ensures EMS and first responders are safe and patients are appropriately managed while handling inquiries and responding to patients under investigation. 

Identify, Isolate, Inform: Emergency Department Evaluation and Management for Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease
This page focuses on evaluating and managing patients presenting with possible Ebola virus disease for Emergency Departments.

Interim Guidance for U.S. Hospital Preparedness for Patients with Possible or Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease: A Framework for a Tiered Approach 
This guidance assists state and local health departments, acute care hospitals, and other emergency care settings (including urgent care clinics) in developing preparedness plans for patients under investigation for Ebola virus disease. 

Additional Resources

Ebola Information for Healthcare Professionals and Healthcare Settings
This page provides resources intended to help healthcare professionals better detect a patient that may be infected with Ebola; protect yourself, colleagues, and other patients from exposure; and respond with appropriate patient care. These resources include clinical definitions, practical checklists and more that you can use to help educate your colleagues or your community.

Open Letter to All U.S. Healthcare Professionals from Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, regarding the current Ebola situation 
This open letter focuses on detecting a potentially infected patient; protecting yourself, your colleagues, and other patients from exposure; and responding with appropriate patient care.  

 

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