Baton Rouge, LA - In response to the Ebola threat, the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has sent the message below to child care partners.
This update is in regards to the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Africa, and its potential impact on those that may travel to the region.
Guidance documents for child care centers have been posted on the CDC website, which can be accessed at the links below.
- Facts about Ebola poster: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/infographic.pdf
- Questions and Answers on Ebola: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/2014-west-africa/qa.html
We hope that these resources help to educate and inform child care providers across the state. Please see the CDC webpage for the most current information. To discuss a possible exposure, or report a suspected case, contact the Office of Public Health at 504-568-8313 or after hours 800-256-2748.
For additional information from the SU Ag Center, contact Dr. Kasundra Cyrus, Specialist, Family and Human Development, at 225-771-2032; or firstname.lastname@example.org