Ebola – Information for Healthcare Professionals

Information on this page pertains to healthcare settings, including acute care hospitals, physicians’ offices, urgent care centers, and outpatient clinics. The recommendations and guidance may also be applicable to other settings where healthcare is delivered, such as school/work health clinics.

If evaluating a patient suspected to have Ebola Virus Disease, providers should immediately notify the facility’s infection control program, other appropriate facility staff, and the local health department.

General Information

Clinician Outreach

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Centers

Evaluation Criteria

Laboratory Testing 

Infection Control and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Organizations Sending U.S.-based Healthcare or Emergency Response Workers 


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Last updated: April 26, 2022