Ebola - Guidance for Health Care Workers



Ensuring Georgia’s medical providers, hospitals, and the general public are prepared for the possibility of Ebola infection in Georgia, no matter how remote, is a top priority. DPH recognizes Georgia’s preparation efforts must extend well beyond the medical community. This section contains preparedness information and specialized guidance.

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