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Information for EMS and First Responder Personnel

Archived Outbreak Information - 2014

This information is no longer being updated.

If you have questions about how your agency should be responding to a patient with potential or confirmed Ebola virus:

OHA EMS and Trauma Program Ebola briefs


Topic Source
EMS checklist for Ebola preparedness (pdf) CDC/ASPR
Guidance for EMS and 911 Public Safety Answering Points CDC
Algorithm for EMS and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (pdf) CDC
Could it be Ebola? (pdf) CDC
Is it Flu or Ebola? (pdf) CDC
Outbreak map of affected countries CDC
Interim Guidance for First Responders and Medical Examiners: Evaluating an out-of-hospital death to assess for risk of possible Ebola exposure (pdf) OHA
Ebola screening for EMS (pdf) CDC/ASPR
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Guidance on PPE, including procedures for putting on (donning) and removing (doffing)

Training videos on donning and doffing PPE CDC
Air medical transport CDC
Environmental Infection Control
Disinfectants for use against Ebola EPA
Waste management CDC
Persons Under Monitoring
Interim Ebola monitoring plan and FAQs OHA
Continuum of Care
Ebola continuum of care: state and local planning and response updates (pdf, webinar slides)


Page last updated: February 6, 2015