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Information on the Survivability of the Ebola Virus in Medical Waste
Audience: U.S. hospital leadership and those responsible for waste more
Interim Guidance for Managers and Workers Handling Untreated Sewage from Individuals with Ebola in the United States
Who this is for: Workers who handle untreated sewage that comes from hospitals, medical facilities, and other facilities with confirmed individuals with more
Best Practices for Procuring Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola Response
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 more
2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa - Case Counts
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). more
Information on Cleaning and Decontaminating Ebola
Interim Guidance for the Residence Decontamination for Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) and Removal of Contaminated more
Guidance for Contacts of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) Patients
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. more
Ebola: New CDC-approved Guidance for PPE and Healthcare Workers
The following procedures provide detailed guidance on the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be 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
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. more
Ebola Update: Follow the most recent information on the Ebola situation at CDC's Ebola page
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 more
CDC Video: Ebola and Contact Tracing
Video: Watch CDC experts explain their systematic approach to fighting Ebola with contact more
CDC confirms 4 cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in 3 West Virginia counties
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 more
New Vulnerable and At-Risk Populations Resource Guide Released
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 more
September is National Preparedness Month
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. more
CTP Plays Role in Statewide Preparedness Workshop for Regional Staff
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 more
Emergency Health and Responder Safety Training and Materials
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 more
Online Crisis Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) training
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). more
Presentations and Materials from the 2014 Preparedness Conference
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 more
FEMA Unveils First Annual PrepareAthon
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. more
WV Center for Threat Preparedness and Disaster Summit Conference
WV Center for Threat Preparedness and Disaster Summit Conference. Save the more
Winter Storm Expected: Be Prepared
Winter Storm Expected: Be Prepared. State Health Officer stresses the importance of more
Carbon Monoxide Detector Use Encouraged; Saves Lives
Press Release Carbon Monoxide Detector Use Encouraged; Saves more
Normal Saline IV Solution supply situation.
For information about the Normal Saline IV Solution supply please read more
2013 West Virginia Public Health & Medical Preparedness Conference
Tuesday, May 21 - Thursday, May 23, 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 more

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