Ebola and Enterovirus Information

KBEMS wants to keep agencies and providers up to date with the latest information available from the Kentucky Department for Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and US Department for Health and Human Services.  The documents on this page represent what we believe most useful to the EMS community.

Ebola (EVD)

CDC Information Page about Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)
HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response - Key Messages for 10/2/2014
CDC Checklist for Patients Being Evaluated for Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
CDC ASPR Ebola Virus Disease Screening for EMS
Evaluating Patients for Possible EVD: Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel and Health Officials 10/2/2014
KDPH Ebola Frequently Asked Questions 10/2/2014
KDPH Ebola Travel Placard Bilingual Oct. 2014
CDC poster for donning/doffing of PPE
CDC Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on PPE for Ebola
CDC Guidance on PPE To Be Used By Healthcare Workers During Management of Patients with EVD in U.S. Hospitals, Including Procedures for Putting On (Donning) and Removing (Doffing)
HHS Ebola Information for EMS Providers, Agencies and Systems
Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 9-1-1 PSAPs for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
Identify, Isolate, Inform: EMS Systems and 9-1-1 PSAPs for Management of Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) in the United States new 1/12/2015

Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

CDC Enterovirus D68 Information Page
KDPH Health Alert: Increased Respiratory Illness Curculating in Kentucky 9/10/2014