Ebola response algorithm for PSAPs and EMS
CDC has added response algorithm for patients that present with possible Ebola to EMS guidance page
The CDC algorithm for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for Management of Patients Who Present with Possible Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) in the United States is posted and available for immediate download and distribution..
The four-page algorithm covers the key phases of dispatch, EMS pre-arrival, EMS on scene, patient transport, at hospital doffing of PPE, and post-incident decontamination and disinfection of the ambulance.
A link to the algorithm has also been added to the EMS and 9-1-1 PSAPs guidance page for management of patients under investigation for Ebola.