Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a rare, but serious, viral disease that often causes 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.
Health care professionals
- If you think a patient has 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).
- Ebola guidance
- Health Alert Network Advisory: Using rapid diagnostic tests for Ebola in the U.S.
- Health Advisory – Ebola Outbreaks in Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo | March 19, 2021