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Media Advisory

Ebola Media
Ebola Media Message
Message from the Interim Health Officer of LA County
 August 10, 2015

Last Thursday the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced a case of human plague in California. The patient lives in LA County and was hospitalized for the illness after a family trip to Yosemite State National Park and Stanislaus National Forest. Officials are still investigating where the individual may have contracted the disease.      More >>

Ebola Media Alerts
Press Releases and Health Advisories
Public Health Announces Ebola Readiness: LA County Department of Public Health can swiftly respond should a case of Ebola occur here (9/30/14) [PDF]
Ebola Media Events
Press Conferences and Events
10/17/14 The LA County Department of Public Health partnered with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on an Ebola preparation exercise. This provided health care workers the opportunity to practice what they would do in the event a person with Ebola is admitted to the facility.     More >>

10/15/14 The LA County Department of Public Health held a Media Roundtable and Press Conference to provide reporters with the latest information about Ebola, as well as background information, enabling well-informed coverage of the situation.
Glossary - Terms that may be commonly used when referring to Ebola

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