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Judge Issues Order Regarding Ebola

October 31, 2014

For Immediate Release: Friday, October 31, 2014
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

Healthcare worker required to comply with certain restrictions

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage released the following statement with regard to an Order Pending Hearing issued today by the Aroostook County District Court located in Fort Kent, Maine:

“My duty to protect the health of the individual, as well as the health and safety of 1.3 million Mainers, is my highest priority. Despite our best effort to work collaboratively with this individual. she has refused to cooperate with us,” said Governor LePage.

“As Governor, I have done everything I can to protect the health and safety of Mainers. The judge has eased restrictions with this ruling and I believe it is unfortunate. However, the State will abide by law,” said Governor LePage.

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