Ebola Info

Published:October 16, 2014
March 2, 2023

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has assembled a variety of resources to assist emergency medical services agencies and other healthcare providers in preparing to care for patients with known and suspected ebola virus disease.


Ebola and EV-D68: What EMS needs to know (PDF) – No longer available 

Ebola Virus Case Definition – No longer available 

Ebola Medical Profile

Ebola Virus FAQ

Guidance for Ebola Preparedness

Detailed EMS Checklist for Ebola Preparedness – No longer available

Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 9-1-1 Answering Points

Evaluating Patients for Possible Ebola Virus Disease – No longer available 

Guidance for Ebola Respons

Ebola Virus Disease Screening for EMS (PDF)

Checklist for Patients with Ebola Virus Disease (PDF) – No longer available 

Safe Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease

Interim Guidance for Monitoring and Movement of Persons with Ebola Virus Disease

Guidance for Safe Handling of Human Remains of Ebola Patients

Guidance for Transporting Ebola Contaminated Items

Infection Control Guidance

Ebola Medical Waste Management

Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Ebola

Interim Guidance for Environmental Infection Control for Ebola Virus

Protections for Healthcare Personnel

Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (PDF) – No longer available 

Tools for Protecting Healthcare Personnel 

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