Resources on Ebola Virus for Hospitals

Centers for Disease Control

CDC updated protocols and guidance for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) related to Ebola

CDC Fact Sheet on Guidance for PPE & Ebola

Changes to Ebola Protection Worn by U.S. Hospital Workers – North Shore-L.I.J. Health System; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Nebraska Medical Center

 CDC has distributed for emergency department use Ebola Virus Disease screening criteria to assist with screening and detection of persons with the signs, symptoms, and travel history consistent with exposure to Ebola

Updated Ebola Medical Waste Management document

International Infection Control and Healthcare Workers guidance for interacting with potential Ebola patients

Ebola Signs and Symptoms 

CDC infographics:

 Other Resources 

American Hospital Association

AHA has a variety of resources on their website

Readiness Advisory offers a detailed checklist for hospitals

Resources for Ebola Preparedness – Oct. 15, 2014

University of Southern California

How Ebola Spreads – This infographic from the Master of Public Health online program at USC explains the 2014 Ebola outbreak, common symptoms, how it was spread, and how to prevent a similar outbreak.

American Medical Association

Ebola Resource Center

Kentucky Hospital Association

Ebola tabletop exercise

Connecticut Hospital Association

Ebola Preparedness