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Capital Area Trauma Regional Advisory Council TSA-O

Serving Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, San Saba, Travis and Williamson Counties

 

Ebola Virus Updates

Source Title
CNS Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act Requirements and Implications Related to Ebola Virus Disease (November 21, 2014)
DSHS Letter to Texas Hospitals from Dr. Lakey (October 23, 2014)
DSHS Hospital & Emergency Triage Assessment for Ebola (October 23, 2014)
DSHS Guidance For EMS Provider(s) to Transport Infectious Disease Patients (October 20, 2014)
CDC/ASPR Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment To Be Used by Healthcare Workers During Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals, Including Procedures for Donning and Doffing (October 20, 2014)
CDC/ASPR Detailed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Checklist for Ebola Preparedness
CDC/ASPR Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Screening for EMS
CDC Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in the United States
CDC Q&As on Transmission
DSHS Hospital and Emergency Treatment Center Practices for Transport of Ebola Patients (October 9, 2014)
DSHS EMS Practices on Possible Ebola Exposure Patients (October 9, 2014 - Please note, document refers to Dallas County phone numbers.)
DSHS EMS Hospital Hand Off
DSHS EMS Special Considerations
CDC Sequence for Putting On and Removing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)[PDF - 3 pages]
USHHS/ASPR Open Letter to Healthcare Professionals (Oct. 6, 2014)
CDC/ASPR EMS Ebola Letter (Aug. 26, 2014)
Websites
Texas Department of State Health Services Ebola Resources
Texas Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of the Medical Director City of Austin/Travis County EMS System
Ebola Virus Information - STRAC
Austin/Travis County Health & Human Services Department
Hays County Health Department
Williamson County & Cities Health Department