ebola

Samaritan Health Trains Healthcare Workers to Treat Infectious Diseases

Ebola outbreak prompts biohazard discussion with Larry Mullins taking the lead.

An Oregon hospital is working to train healthcare professionals across the state on how to deal with infectious diseases in the wake of the Ebola outbreak last year in West Africa that brought the deadly disease for the first time to the United States.

Kitzhaber Lays Out Monitoring and Voluntary Quarantines to Prevent Ebola Outbreak

Six Oregon health systems have agreed to be ready to treat Ebola patients if someone in Oregon comes down with the virus. People traveling from the affected countries in West Africa will be monitored and asked to stay away from the public.

Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Monday that Oregon would contain any potential Ebola virus threat by hewing closely to guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and not take more drastic steps as ordered on the East Coast to detain anyone returning to the United States who had come in contact with the disease in West Africa.

Kitzhaber Lays Out Monitoring and Voluntary Quarantines to Prevent Ebola Outbreak

Six Oregon health systems have agreed to be ready to treat Ebola patients if someone Oregon comes down with the virus. People traveling from the affected countries in West Africa will be monitored and asked to stay away from the public.
Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Monday that Oregon would contain any potential Ebola virus threat by hewing closely to guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and not take more drastic steps as ordered on the East Coast to detain anyone returning to the United States who had come in contact with the disease in West Africa.
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