Preparing Your Healthcare System for Ebola
Hospital executives* across the United States are invited to participate in a conference call with leaders from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on preparing healthcare systems to protect health and safety should an Ebola patient present at your facility.
Leaders from: HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
HHS Intergovernmental and External Affairs
When: Oct. 20, 1-2 pm EDT
How: Call: 888-395-7964; Participant passcode: 9622268
*Hospital emergency management directors and/or safety officers are welcome to participate with hospital executives.
HHS held a call on Oct. 9, Preparing Your Healthcare System for Ebola. An auto replay of the call is available for your reference.
Some of the documents referenced during the call on Oct. 9 include:
- ASPR Ebola Webpage
- CDC Ebola Webpage
- Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness
- Ebola Screening Criteria for emergency departments
- Detailed Emergency Medical Services Checklist for Ebola Preparedness
- Ebola Screening Criteria for EMS
- Checklist for Healthcare Coalitions for Ebola Preparedness
In preparation for the call next week, HHS developed an Inquiry Form to submit questions. Please check the ASPR Ebola Webpage and CDC Ebola Webpage regularly for the most current information. State and local health departments with questions should contact the CDC Emergency Operations Center (by phone or email, email@example.com).
Division of Health System Policy
HHS / ASPR / OPP
Thomas P. O’Neill Federal Building
200 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024