Though the Ebola virus poses minimal risk to the Tulsa community, Tulsa’s local medical response system, hospitals and the Tulsa Health Department are confident that Tulsa is prepared to recognize, respond and protect residents from the possibility of Ebola spreading to our the community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prepared several resources for community organizations to assess their preparedness level. Here is some additional information, including an Ebola fact sheet:
- Facts About Ebola Infographic
- Ebola Fact Sheet (English)
- Ebola Fact Sheet (Spanish)
- CDC Report on Ebola in 2014
- West Africa Outbreak Infographic
- Q&A About Ebola and Pets
Free printable posters and handouts
- "Is it flu or Ebola?"
- Ebola Map of Affected Areas
- Ebola Patient Travel Poster (English)
- Ebola Patient Travel Poster (Spanish)
- Ebola Patient Travel Poster (French)
- Ebola Healthcare Provider Poster
- Could it be Ebola? fact sheet for healthcare providers
Information for Travelers
- Information for Travelers
- Airport Screening Fact Sheet
- Going to West Africa? Here's what you need to know.
- Have you recently traveled to West Africa? Here's what you need to know.
Information for Healthcare Professionals
- Ebola Clinician Decision Algorithm *updated Oct. 22, 2014*
- Healthcare Facility Checklist
- Ebola Medical Waste Management
To view the most up-to-date information about the Ebola outbreak, please visit the CDC website: www.cdc.gov/ebola. Additionally, the Oklahoma State Department of Health will be providing daily situation updates about Ebola on their website.
THD Media Releases
- 11/1/14 - CDC Results Show Tulsa County Patient Does Not Have Ebola
- 10/31/14 8:15 AM - Malaria Indicated In Initial Test Results on Oklahoman Receiving Post-Arrival Monitoring Following West Africa Travel
- 10/30/14 8:15 PM - Health Officials Monitoring Travelers Returning from Ebola-Affected Countries