Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)

The Hamilton County Health Department Preparedness Division continually monitors disease threats both locally and nationally in order to plan for, mitigate, and respond to public health emergencies, review potential actions and ensure local readiness.

Public Health Monitoring
The Hamilton County Health Department follows federal and state guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to monitor public health disease threats and to communicate with local healthcare and emergency response partners.

Please continue to monitor this page for updates.

Additional Information & Links
The following links have helpful information that is being continually updated.

Centers for Disease Control
The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. One imported case from Liberia and associated locally acquired cases in healthcare workers have been reported in the United States. CDC and partners are taking precautions to prevent the further spread of Ebola within the United States. Read about:
  • Signs and Symptoms, Transmission, Risk of Exposure, Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment, etc.
  • Fact Sheets
  • Information for: Healthcare Workers, Travelers, Airline Personnel, Working and Living Abroad
Indiana State Department of Health
Press Releases