Governor Kitzhaber’s Statement on State Preparedness for Any Suspected Cases of Ebola
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kitzhaber today released the statement below on state preparedness for any suspected cases of Ebola that are discovered in Oregon.
“At my direction, state and local public health care systems began to prepare several weeks ago for any suspected cases of Ebola in Oregon. Today, those partners are working together to have a coordinated and appropriate response. I have been briefed by the Oregon Public Health Director and her team and will continue to monitor the situation. I’m now asking state and federal agencies, private health care providers, and hospitals to accelerate preparations to ensure public safety in the event of any new suspected cases.”