Gov. Jerry Brown met with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry Tuesday to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California.
The Los Angeles City Council will met Tuesday to discuss a motion that would require city staff and county officials to report on public health issues in relation to Ebola.
A Southland Congresswoman is calling for a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to review current procedures being used to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus.
UCLA conducted a “big exercise” Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms.
County health officials and health care providers Thursday called on the federal government to step up protection protocols in response to the Ebola crisis.
San Diego college officials Thursday said there was no threat or indication that a student had Ebola after a portion of the school was cordoned off.
Concerns over the transmission of the Ebola virus were heightened Wednesday after reports emerged that a second Texas nurse, who was diagnosed with the virus, had flown on a plane.
Public health officials in Los Angeles County say they are prepared to handle the Ebola virus if it reaches Southern California.
uthorities Tuesday said the man wanted for shouting that he had Ebola on a Metro bus could be charged with making a terrorist threat.
Sheriff’s deputies were searching for a man Monday who made threats while traveling on a Metro bus through Lincoln Heights.
At the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, the head of infectious disease control acknowledges keeping health workers safe from the virus requires a difficult and complicated protocol.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center staff will practice diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms during a “big exercise” Friday.
Authorities say a passenger with flu-like symptoms, who was on board a United Airlines flight, has been assessed and is not believed to have been exposed to the Ebola virus.
A Texas health care worker who was in full protective gear while providing hospital care for an Ebola patient who later died has tested positive for the virus and is in stable condition, health officials said Sunday.
Authorities say a patient who was placed in isolation at a Southern California hospital this week has been approved for discharge after undergoing testing for the Ebola virus.