Maine CDC Health Advisory
November 10, 2022
U.S. CDC: Update on Ebola Virus Disease (Sudan ebolavirus) Outbreak in Central Uganda
Maine CDC encourages healthcare providers and facilities to review this information from U.S. CDC regarding the current U.S. federal response to the Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
All confirmed and suspected patients with Ebola virus disease must be reported immediately to Maine CDC by phone at 800-821-5821.
All hospitals should prepare to identify and assess patients with signs/symptoms and exposures concerning for Ebola. Hospital readiness assessment tools are available on the Maine CDC website at https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/hai/resources.shtml Maine CDC can provide further guidance at that time regarding how to send specimens to public health for testing for Ebola, malaria, and influenza, and regarding transfer to an Ebola assessment or treatment facility if appropriate.