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Next Hot Topics Webinar: Ebola Preparedness in Washington State

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, discusses Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State.

In the November session of Hot Topics in Practice, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, discusses Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State.

October 28, 2014

As the current Ebola outbreak continues to unfold, public health departments around the country are readying their staff and communities for a possible response. In the November session of Hot Topics, Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, will speak about the Ebola preparedness efforts underway in Washington State.

In the one-hour presentation, Lindquist will discuss how the state health department is working with hospitals, clinical providers, and laboratory workers to ensure proper procedures for case identification, laboratory testing, and infection control. He will also provide a brief overview of the virus and its clinical symptoms, as well as the current outbreak status in West Africa and the United States.

Register today to hear an up-to-date account of Ebola preparedness efforts in Washington State.

Ebola Preparedness in Washington State

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)

Intended Audiences

  • Local, state, and tribal public health professionals
  • Emergency preparedness staff
  • Hospital workers and clinicians

Presenter

Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, Washington State Communicable Disease Epidemiologist

 

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