Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare, but serious, viral disease often characterized by fevers, headaches, diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, weakness, muscle pain, and unexplained bleeding or bruising. There have been no outbreaks of Ebola in the United States.
- If you are evaluating a patient suspected to have Ebola:
- Ask about travel history, exposure to persons with Ebola, and the patient’s symptoms.
- Isolate the patient in a private room.
- Call the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment: 303-692-2700 or 303-370-9395 (after hours).
- CDC Ebola web page