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COG Holds Briefing on Ebola, Links to More Information

At the October COG Board of Directors meeting, Dr. Joxel Garcia, Director of the District of Columbia Department of Public Health and Dr. David Trump, Chief Deputy Commissioner for Public Health and Preparedness of the Virginia Department of Health briefed officials on how the National Capital Region has planned for and would respond to an Ebola case.

COG also provided officials with an informational flyer focused on the region's public health preparedness, health surveillance and monitoring, and regional communication.

Click here for the October 8 COG Board Ebola FAQ flyer.

Click here for an October 12 Airport Screening flyer.

Links:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention Ebola Information Main Page: cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

The CDC has a simple one-page flyer of Facts about Ebola in the U.S. English version. Spanish version.

Health Advisory Network (HAN) US Ebola Advisory: emergency.cdc.gov/han/han00371.asp

Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC):
All federal Ebola response information: disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/ebola_2014.html

Dulles Airport Quarantine Station: cdc.gov/quarantine/stations/washington-dc.html

District of Columbia Department of Health: Ebola Information: doh.dc.gov/page/ebola-inform

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene:
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/ 
http://phpa.dhmh.maryland.gov/OIDEOR/SIPOR/SitePages/ebola.aspx

Virginia Department of Health:
http://www.vdh.state.va.us/

VDH Commissioner & State Epidemiologist video: http://youtu.be/6atEFbZiUB4 

Local Health Department Links:
http://www.mwcog.org/services/health/jurisdictions.asp

Capital Region Updates--Regional Site for News, Emergency Alerts:
http://www.capitalregionupdates.gov/ 

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Release Date: Oct 8, 2014

COG Ebola FAQ - October 8
Airport Screening Flyer - October 12


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