Michigan Region 8 Epidiemiologist, Scott Schreiber recently submitted the report, Ebola: Traveler Health Monitoring, to The Guardian of Public Health. In the report he discusses collaborations and requirements by MDHHS and local health departments in Michigan in an effort to successfully implement Ebola Preparedness and the Traveler Evaluation and Monitoring program.
On July 10, 2015, the CDC sent out a press release announcing the the latest edition of the the CDC Health Information for International Travel. This is the 2016 version of the Yellow Book. Below is a copy of the press release with links to access the 2016 and prior version of the Yellow Book.
New edition provides updated health information for international travel
What: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released the 2016 edition of “CDC Health Information for International
Travel,” commonly known as the Yellow Book. Nicknamed for its yellow cover and published biennially, the book is the ultimate guide for healthy international travel. The most recent version includes updated sections on emerging global diseases, including Ebola, MERS and chikungunya. The 2016 edition also features expanded guidelines for 16 popular travel destinations, including Brazil, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, and Haiti.
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