In response to physician and patient concerns about the Ebola virus, the Connecticut State Medical Society has created this resource page. The page contains information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as from the Connecticut Department of Public Health, local hospitals and health systems. It will also provide news stories about Connecticut’s preparations for response to Ebola.

For Physicians

New clinical decision support tool for Ebola, other ID – Government Health IT 1/12/15

CSMS-CHA Ebola Letter to CT Congressional Delegation

CDC podcast on Ebola survivors 12/15/14

Understanding Ebola: Facts, Fear and the Front Line 12/9

     Free and open to the public – hosted by Southern CT State University

A Citizen’s Guide to Ebola – free University of Minnesota webinar 11/25

CDC: Identify, Isolate, Inform: Ambulatory Care Evaluation  11/5/14

What if someone with Ebola walks into my office?updated 11/3/14

Updated: CDC Monitoring and Movement Guidance10/27/14

CT DPH Ebola pageupdated 10/22/14

Ebola Decision Chart – Hartford Healthcare 10/21/14

New CDC Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment10/21/14

AMA Ebola Resource Center – 10/20/14

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Letter to Providers– Yale-New Haven Hospital

Ebola Preparedness Considerations for Outpatient/Ambulatory Care Settings – CDC/ASPR 10/17/14

CDC Clinical Guidance

This link brings you to information about diagnosis and testing; specimen collection, transport and submission; transportation and monitoring; and protecting healthcare workers.

CDC Health Alert Network (HAN) Advisory

The HAN Advisory provides background information, as well as information about the clinical presentation and clinical course of Ebola, infection control, patient management, and diagnostic testing.  Physicians can sign up to receive HAN email updates here.

Ebola Facts: Surgical Protocols – ACCME 10/16/14

Ebola FAQ – Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 10/14/14

CT Department of Public Health Ebola microsite

CT Department of Public Health Letter to Connecticut Physicians 10/3/14

For Patients

CDC podcast on Ebola survivors 12/15/14

Understanding Ebola: Facts, Fear and the Front Line 12/9

     Free and open to the public – hosted by Southern CT State University

A Citizen’s Guide to Ebola – free University of Minnesota webinar 11/25

CDC: Questions and Answers About Ebola

This link includes information about how to protect yourself, recommendations for travelers, and how CDC is working to protect the American public.

CDC: Is it flu or Ebola? (infographic)

CDC: Signs and Symptoms of Ebola

CT Department of Public Health Ebola microsite

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