Ebola Resources

Here is a selection of available resources from trusted sources. The Center for Patient Safety encourages you to do further research on topics important to you or contact a local authority for community-based response plans.


You can't get Ebola through air, water, or food (Infographic)

You can’t get Ebola through air, water, or food (CDC)

About Ebola Virus Disease
Q&A on the Ebola 2014 Outbreak
Signs and Symptoms
Risk of Exposure
Communication Resources (videos, infographics, posters, fact sheets, etc)

US HEALTHCARE – Information for Healthcare Workers and Settings

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Facts about ebola infographic
DHHS – Public Health Emergency
The Joint Commission
American Hospital Association
American Medical Association
National Institutes of Health

Air Medical Transport Guidance for Patients with Ebola Virus Disease

ECRI Institute
EMS Guidance
EMS Ebola Screening Criteria (PDF)

Hospital Preparedness for Ebola (PDF)
Healthcare Facility Preparedness for Ebola (PDF)
Healthcare Provider Preparedness for Ebola (PDF)
Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment


Resources (CDC)

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PSO Case Law: Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105:

A recent Pennsylvania case shows how courts narrowly interpret the PSQIA, ignoring the D & A pathway and the clear language of the Final Rule. (Ungurian v. Beyzman, et al., 2020 PA Super 105). The cour

Joint Commission New Sentinel Event Alert 61: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants:

The Center for Patient Safety wants to share this important harm-prevention advice from The Joint Commission and its Sentinel Event Alert: Managing the Risks of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Joint Commis

CPS Safety Watch/Alert – Culture Can Improve the Control of Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms:

Issue: A number of events reported co CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status Examples include: Patient with

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