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Who this is for: State and local health departments and acute care hospitals designated as Ebola treatment centers.
What this is for: Guidance to assist state and local health departments and acute care hospitals as they develop preparedness plans to serve as Ebola treatment centers.
How this relates to other guidance documents/purpose: This guidance is intended to inform efforts by state and local health departments and healthcare facilities to prepare Ebola treatment centers, and includes a summary of the capability elements needed for those hospitals. Context for this guidance document is provided in CDC’s Interim Guidance for U.S. Hospital Preparedness for Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) or Patients with Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease: A Framework for a Tiered Approach. In addition, this guidance complements two other specific CDC guidance documents: Interim Guidance for Preparing Ebola Assessment Hospitals and Interim Guidance for Preparing Frontline Healthcare Facilities for Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for Ebola Virus Disease.