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NORTHERN MICHIGAN — Area health officials want you to know they're prepared when it comes to the spread of infectious viruses, including Ebola.
Recently, a doctor who treated patients in Guinea became the first Ebola case diagnosed in New York City and the fourth diagnosed in the United States.
Otsego Memorial Hospital (OMH) has gone above and beyond the call of duty as far as Ebola preparedness, according to Christy Perdue, OMH foundation and marketing director.
As reported by by The State of Michigan and found in The Guardian of Public Health October 2014 ed.
State, medical community preparing for any potential risks
Thursday, October 9, 2014
LANSING, Mich – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced that although there is no immediate threat of Ebola in Michigan, the state is vigilantly working with the health and medical community to be prepared to deal with any threat the virus could pose to Michiganders.
UPDATE: Preparing for Ebola: Checklists for Hospitals, Healthcare Coalitions, and Emergency Medical Services
Region 7 Partners,
Below is more information from the CDC and MDCH regarding Ebola. Our office
wants to be sure this information makes it to the clinical level so please share
this information widely within your hospitals.
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