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Information on the Survivability of the Ebola Virus in Medical Waste
11/24/2014
Audience: U.S. hospital leadership and those responsible for waste management....read more
Interim Guidance for Managers and Workers Handling Untreated Sewage from Individuals with Ebola in the United States
11/21/2014
Who this is for: Workers who handle untreated sewage that comes from hospitals, medical facilities, and other facilities with confirmed individuals with Ebola....read more
Best Practices for Procuring Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola Response
11/20/2014
On October 20, 2014, CDC issued new guidance for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). HHS has been working closely with PPE manufacturers and distributors in order to maintain visibility on availability of PPE....read more
2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Case Counts
11/17/2014
Case counts updated in conjunction with the World Health Organization updates and are based on information reported by the Ministries of Health. As of November 11, 2014 (Updated November 14, 2014). ...read more
Information on Cleaning and Decontaminating Ebola
11/12/2014
Interim Guidance for the Residence Decontamination for Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) and Removal of Contaminated Waste...read more
Guidance for Contacts of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) Patients
10/31/2014
This guidance is to help you closely monitor your health for up to 21 days because you have been potentially exposed to an Ebola patient. ...read more
Ebola: New CDC-approved Guidance for PPE and Healthcare Workers
10/21/2014
The following procedures provide detailed guidance on the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used......read more
Enhanced Ebola Screening to Start at Five U.S. Airports and New Tracking Program for all People Entering U.S. from Ebola-affected Countries
10/08/2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs & Border Protection (CBP) this week will begin new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports......read more
Ebola Update: Follow the most recent information on the Ebola situation at CDC's Ebola page
10/01/2014
On September 30, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, TX from Liberia....read more
CDC Video: Ebola and Contact Tracing
09/26/2014
Video: Watch CDC experts explain their systematic approach to fighting Ebola with contact tracing....read more
CDC confirms 4 cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in 3 West Virginia counties
09/22/2014
Health officials with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed four cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in West Virginia....read more
New Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations Resource Guide Released
09/05/2014
With support and funding from CDC, the North Carolina Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (NCPERRC) at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health developed and introduced an online Vulnerable & At-Risk Populations Resource Guide....read more
September is National Preparedness Month
08/28/2014
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Center for Threat Preparedness is urging the public to plan for health threats with a personal preparedness kit. ...read more
CTP Plays Role in Statewide Preparedness Workshop for Regional Staff
08/08/2014
The state’s Senior Advisory Committee, composed of state leadership from homeland security and public health and medical preparedness, is happy to announce the launch of the State Homeland Security Strategy....read more
Emergency Health and Responder Safety Training and Materials
07/28/2014
The nation depends on emergency responders to preserve the public’s safety and health when disasters strike. To successfully meet this challenge, emergency responders must be protected....read more
Online Crisis Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) training
07/14/2014
CTP recieved news of updated Risk Communication training via our DSLR Friday Update. The CDC unveiled its updated, online training course for Crisis Emergency Risk Communication (CERC). ...read more
Presentations and Materials from the 2014 Preparedness Conference
06/02/2014
Here at CTP, we would like to take a minute to thank all of our presenters and all of those who were in attendance at the 2014 Preparedness Conference......read more
FEMA Unveils First Annual PrepareAthon
03/20/2014
Charleston, WVa.—This month, FEMA will begin to unveil its new PrepareAthon campaign, a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience. ...read more
WV Center for Threat Preparedness and Disaster Summit Conference
03/13/2014
WV Center for Threat Preparedness and Disaster Summit Conference. Save the date...read more
Winter Storm Expected: Be Prepared
03/02/2014
Winter Storm Expected: Be Prepared. State Health Officer stresses the importance of preparedness....read more
Carbon Monoxide Detector Use Encouraged; Saves Lives
02/14/2014
Press Release Carbon Monoxide Detector Use Encouraged; Saves Lives...read more
Normal Saline IV Solution supply situation.
01/31/2014
For information about the Normal Saline IV Solution supply please read more....read more
2013 West Virginia Public Health & Medical Preparedness Conference
03/21/2013
Tuesday, May 21 - Thursday, May 23, 2013...read more
Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment To Be Used by Healthcare Workers During Management of Patients with Ebola Virus D

The following procedures provide detailed guidance on the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used and on the processes for donning......read more

 
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