Ebola News


Oct

06

2014
CDC – Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

This checklist is intended to enhance collective preparedness and response by highlighting key areas for EMS personnel to review in preparation for encountering and providing medical care to a person with Ebola. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure the agency is able to help its personnel detect possible Ebola cases, protect those personnel, and respond appropriately. Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist...

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Oct

06

2014
CDC – Checklist for Healthcare Coalitions for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Checklist for Healthcare Coalitions for Ebola Preparedness

This checklist is intended to enhance collective preparedness and response by highlighting key areas for healthcare coalitions to review in preparation for a person under investigation (PUI) for Ebola at a coalition member’s facility. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure healthcare coalition members are able to detect possible Ebola cases, protect employees, and respond appropriately. Checklist for Healthcare Coalitions for Ebola Preparedness


Oct

06

2014
CDC – Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

CDC – Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness

In order to enhance our collective preparedness and response efforts, this checklist highlights key areas for hospital staff – especially hospital emergency management officers, infection control practitioners, and clinical practitioners – to review in preparation for a person with Ebola arriving at a hospital for medical care. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure your hospital is able to detect possible Ebola cases, protect...

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Oct

06

2014
CDC – Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

CDC – Health Care Provider Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

This checklist highlights some key areas health care providers to review in preparation that a person with EVD arrives for medical care. The checklist format is not intended to set forth mandatory requirements or establish national standards. In this checklist healthcare personnel (HCP) refers all persons, paid and unpaid, working in healthcare settings who have the potential for exposure to patients and/or to infectious materials,...

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Oct

06

2014
CDC – Health Care Facility Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

CDC – Health Care Facility Preparedness Checklist for Ebola Virus Disease

This checklist highlights some key areas for health care facilities to review in preparation for a person with EVD arriving for medical care. The checklist format is not intended to set forth mandatory requirements or establish national standards. In this checklist health care personnel (HCP) refers to all persons, paid and unpaid, working in healthcare settings who have the potential for exposure to patients and/or...

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