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October 21, 2014  



Ebola Information Resources 


There is a variety of information and resources being made available almost every day regarding Ebola and how health systems and health professionals can deal with or prevent any future cases. We are listing below some of the resources and web links California and the US Dept. of Health and Human Services



Alert Message from CAHAN 
(Ca. Health Alert Network)


In follow-up to the October 14, 2014 Stakeholder Call on Ebola, the California Health and Human Services Agency, the California Department of Public Health, the Emergency Medical Services Authority, the Department of Industrial Relations, and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services are providing the following information as requested on the call:
  • Link to the California Department of Public Health website for up-to-date information on Ebola response.

CDPH Website at http://www.cdph.ca.gov/


  • Link to the audio and written transcript for the October 14, 2014 stakeholder call.

CDPH Ebola Information Page under General Information:  



  • General Contact Information for California Department of Public Health and State Warning Center:

Medical and Health Coordination Center (MHCC) at jeocuser08@cdph.ca.gov. The MHCC is currently staffed  

8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.


California State Warning Center at 916-845-8911 - Available 24/7


As always, Healthcare Facilities and Emergency Medical Services providers should continue to follow the Public Health and Medical System as defined in the Public Health and Medical Emergency Operations Manual (EOM) and contact Public Health and Emergency Medical Services through their Medical Health Operational Area Coordination (MHOAC) Program for situation reporting and resource requesting.


The EOM can be found at http://cdph.ca.gov/programs/Pages/EmergencyPreparednessOffice.aspx or http://www.emsa.ca.gov/Media/Default/PDF/EOM712011(2).pdf.



Notice from U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services


The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is working to reach as many hospital executives and healthcare providers in a variety of ways to prepare our nation's healthcare system to prevent Ebola from spreading in the United States including some informational conference calls. In recent calls, the interest has been overwhelming. You can access a transcript or recording of the calls that took place on October 9 and October 20.


Please see
Hospital Preparedness Call: Preparing Your Healthcare System for Ebola
for a transcript and audio file of these calls
and for other useful information links.



California Society of Pathologists
One Capitol Mall Suite 320
Sacramento, CA 95814 
Tel : 916-446-6001
Fax :  916-444-7462

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