More than 160 emergency preparedness stakeholders attended the fifth annual Public Health Preparedness Symposium this week at Delaware Technical Community College’s Terry Campus in Dover. The Division of Public Health (DPH), Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness Section, planned the event for representatives of federal, state, and local government, and non-governmental organizations as a way to enhance communications between DPH and its stakeholders.
Joined by the State’s top health officials, along with infectious disease and emergency response experts, Governor Markell today provided an update on ongoing statewide efforts in response to the Ebola virus epidemic.
Dr. Karyl Rattay, Director of the Division of Public Health, has written a letter about the Ebola virus to help Delawareans separate the facts from fiction and to know what is being done in Delaware in the event that Ebola appears in Delaware.
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has reaffirmed that there are no cases of Ebola virus in Delaware.