Planning, Preparation and Partnerships for Managing the Unexpected

Posted by Rich D'Addario on Fri, Oct 09, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

 A panel of environmental services (EVS) and waste stream experts convened to discuss emergency preparedness strategy, including EVS’ growing role and lessons learned from, Ebola –the worst health crisis in 35 years.. The panel walked through preparedness issues ranging from staff tracking to contact tracing to managing highly infectious waste. Panel guests also highlighted the importance of cross-functional teams and collaboration with hospitals, government officials, industry and community leaders.

 

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Topics: Ebola, CDC

CDC Healthcare Facility 10-Point Checklist for Ebola

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

The CDC provides the latest in healthcare resources on infectious diseases such as Ebola. The following healthcare facility checklist for Ebola is guidance jointly published by Health and Human Services and the CDC. Download PDF of the CDC checklist here.

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Topics: Ebola

Understanding Ebola Requires the Right Resources

Posted by Digital Manager on Mon, Oct 13, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Because Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) continues to impact communities and health care workers, important questions have arisen, including ways to reduce risk of exposure, the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and resources for additional information.

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Topics: Ebola

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