Ebola virus disease (EVD) Information for Health Professionals

If evaluating a patient suspected to have Ebola virus disease, call the Minnesota Department of Health at 651-201-5414.

Suspect EVD patients must have:

  • Travel to/residence in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria in the 21 days before symptom onset
  • Exposure history (e.g., direct contact with blood or other body fluids of a person known to have or suspected to have EVD or bat/primate contact)
  • Current symptoms compatible with Ebola: fever (> 38.6 C or 101.5 F) and other symptoms (e.g. severe headache, myalgia, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, or unexplained hemorrhage)

Diagnostic Testing

Infection Control Measures

Ebola Planning

Updated Thursday, September 04, 2014 at 12:23PM