Articles tagged with: ebola

17 November 2014

Jackson County resident ending ebola monitoring this week

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Ebola monitoring period for the Jackson County resident who recently returned from West Africa is ending this week.Jackson County health director doctor Jim Shames says the per ...

07 November 2014

Ebola watch ends in Dallas

Posted in U.S. & World News

Dallas, Texas -- (NBC News)  Friday marked the end of the 21-day monitoring period for anyone i Texas who was exposed to the Ebola virus.  "This was an unprecedented event. It was the first time e ...

03 November 2014

Jackson County resident being monitored for Ebola

Written by Kyle Aevermann

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County Public Health is monitoring a loacal resident, who they say recently returned from west Africa. The health director says the person has no known exposure to Ebola, ...

24 October 2014

Ebola hits NYC

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News) A New York City doctor is in isolation after testing positive for Ebola. Dr. Craig Sspencer recently returned to the United States after working in West Africa with Ebola patients there. ...

21 October 2014

Ebola: new guidelines

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News)  The Centers for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for health care workers treating Ebola patients.According to the new rules health care workers must be repeatedly trained on ho ...

20 October 2014

Ebola costumes: too soon?

Posted in U.S. & World News

New Mexico -- (KOB)  Monsters and the undead still rule Halloween, and most people know it's all fake, but the worldwide Ebola scare is real.   Now The Associated Press is reporting that the hot n ...

17 October 2014

Medford School District says students are not at risk for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Medford School District says they have no exchange students with ties to West Africa, but they're still taking all precautions with Ebola.Superintendent Brian Shumate said at a ...

16 October 2014

Jackson County Health briefs public about how they're preparing for Ebola

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Health Department held a press conference briefing the community on how they're preparing for Ebola on Thursday.  The important thing the health department tried ...

16 October 2014

Ebola scare at Portland International Airport

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Health officials responded to an Ebola scare at Portland International Airport on Wednesday after they received a report of a child vomiting on a flight from Africa. She had trave ...

15 October 2014

Ebola: Flight risk?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  A second health care worker who helped treat an Ebola patient in Dallas has now tested positive for the virus, and the Centers for Disease Control is working to identify dozens of trave ...