Florida is monitoring six people who recently traveled to Ebola-affected areas in West Africa, Gov. Rick Scott told state lawmakers during a conference call Tuesday.
Gov. Rick Scott has made a move to protect Floridians from Ebola and now he’s defending his decision. Monday, Gov. Scott said it’s “the right thing to do” to protect Floridians.
To start the week off, doctors and nurses at Jackson Memorial Hospital demonstrated new protocol on how to properly treat a person with the Ebola virus.
The state of Florida is taking precautions against the deadly Ebola virus.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a conference call on Ebola preparedness and training with Florida hospitals Monday.
While Florida Governor Rick Scott severely criticized the Centers for Disease Control for not being responsive to the state’s request Friday, South Florida airport officials had a frank talk about Ebola.
In the wake of Ebola reaching the U.S., Florida state officials plan to spend millions in preparation for a possible outbreak.
Governor Rick Scott, in South Florida for Wednesday night’s Gubernatorial Debate, wants Florida hospital workers to be prepared for the possibility of treating an Ebola patient.
In the wake of Ebola, South Florida’s major airports have been fine tuning their highly intricate emergency plans which spells out the response to an Ebola scenario.
State health officials said a patient who was transferred from an urgent-care clinic in Miami to a local hospital with Ebola-like symptoms was not at risk for the virus.