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DOHMH Health Alerts and Advisories

Past Alerts and Advisories

Maps of Affected Areas in West Africa

Guidance for Ambulatory Care Settings

Guidance for Emergency Department Settings

Laboratory Guidance

Infection Prevention and Control


The CDC offers the following resources:

  • Interim environmental infection control guidance
  • Checklist for hospital preparedness
  • Checklist for evaluating patients
  • Guidance on medical waste management
  • Guidance on handling of human remains‎
  • Guidance for EMS
  • Information for travelers
  • Guidelines for colleges
  • Patient resources, including Frequently Asked Questions

The New York State Department of Health offers the following resources:

  • Commissioner’s Order: Specifications and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Guidelines for Ebola-related waste disposal
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Information on reducing risk
  • Information for travelers