Evaluation Criteria and Guidelines:
Ebola Information for Health Professionals
If evaluating a patient suspected to have Ebola virus disease, call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5414.
- Identify, Isolate, Inform: Emergency Department Evaluation and Management of Patients with Possible Ebola Virus Disease (PDF:412KB/1 page)
This infographic describes ambulatory care evaluation and triage of patients with possible Ebola virus disease including PPE. Attn: Non-MDH link.
Person Under Investigation:
A person who has both consistent signs or symptoms and risk factors as follows:
- Elevated body temperature or subjective fever
OR symptoms including:
- severe headache
- muscle pain
- abdominal pain
- unexplained hemorrhage
- An epidemiologic risk factor within the 21 days before the onset of symptoms
A Person Under Investigation with laboratory-confirmed diagnostic evidence of Ebola virus infection.
- CDC: Information for Healthcare Workers and Settings
Patient evaluation algorithms and checklists, guidance and recommendations, case definitions, and more.