Guidance from the CDC/WHO
CDC Ebola Information Page
Fever Criterion: > 100.4
Focus on persons who resided in or traveled to “a country with wide-spread Ebola transmission”.
Guidance from ASPR
Guidance from NC Dept of Public Health
Updated guidance from the Department of Health and Human Safety is here.
NC Ebola Screening Algorithm
Clinicians caring for patients meeting these criteria should contact their local health department.
For ED presentations after Health Department hours, contact the State Communicable Disease Branch
(919-733-3419; available 24/7) to discuss laboratory testing and control measures.
Guidance from the NC Office of EMS
NC OEMS Information Page: Includes updated medical protocols!
Be sure to update your SMARTT questions appropriately!
Local EMS agency Ebola protocol implementation will now be included in the above dashboard update. Please notify your EMS Regional Office when implemented.
No Skin Showing!
N95 Mask in combination with surgical hood extending to shoulders and a full face shield
or NIOSH-certified PAPR.
Fluid-resistant or impermeable gown that extends to mid-calf
or coverall without integrated hood.
Coveralls with or without integrated socks are also acceptable.
Nitrile gloves with extended cuffs, minimum 2 pair.
Fluid-resistant or impermeable boot covers that extend to mid-calf.
Fluid-resistant or impermeable apron that covers the torso to mid-calf.