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Ebola Virus Information and Resources

UW Medicine Department of Laboratory Medicine:

Letter to Clients: October 23,2014

Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

Phone number: (800) 232-4636

CDC Ebola / Viral Hemorrhagic Fever website:
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/

CDC recommendations about safe laboratory handling of specimens:
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/safe-specimen-management.html

CDC additional information:
http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/interim-guidance-specimen-collection-submission-patients-suspected-infection-ebola.html

Washington State Department of Health:

Phone Numbers:

Storage, packaging, and shipping of specimens: (206) 418-5458
Communicable Diseases Epidemiology: (206) 418-5500
WAPHL, BT Laboratory: (206) 418-5562

You and Your Family, Ebola Current situation:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/IllnessandDisease/Ebola

Ebola Resources for Public Health Partners and Healthcare Professionals:
http://www.doh.wa.gov/ForPublicHealthandHealthcareProviders/NotifiableConditions/EbolaResources

Ebola Virus Testing at Washington State Public Health Laboratories (PDF):
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/5100/420-130-Ebola-PHL-Testing.pdf

Public Health Laboratories - Other States:

State Health Laboratories (Association of Public Health Laboratories):
http://www.aphl.org/aboutaphl/memberlabs/pages/default.aspx

Last updated:10/21/2014
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