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  • As of August 2015 MDHHS and Local Health Department partners have successfully monitored over 330 travelers with a recent travel history to West African countries with an ongoing Ebola outbreak. None of these travelers exhibited any signs of Ebola infection during their 21 day monitoring period. MDHHS will continue to facilitate the monitoring of referred travelers as long as the CDC program is in place or until the outbreak in West Africa has ended.

    Governor Snyder Ebola Preparedness Roundtable VideoThe 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, federal, state, and local partners are preparing and taking precautions to prevent this from happening. On October 22, 2014, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan Department of Community Health Director Nick Lyon, and Chief Medical Executive Dr. Matthew Davis participated in a roundtable discussion regarding Ebola virus preparedness in Michigan. View the video by clicking the link to the left.


    Below is a compilation of Ebola guidance documents and resources for the community, first responders, healthcare providers, and laboratories. Residents seeking general information about Ebola and associated symptoms should check the Communities tab below. Anyone with recent travel to West Africa and who may be showing symptoms should contact their physician for instructions.

    Ebola, What's New from the CDC
    For a daily update list of Ebola resources from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), check the "What's New" section of the CDC website. For current information about the ongoing outbreak and complete information for specific groups, visit the CDC's Ebola website at http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/.


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