River Falls Area Hospital sets up Ebola protocol

River Falls Hospital emergency room nurse Ashley Svacina

River Falls Hospital emergency room nurse Ashley Svacina checks out an Ebola kit. The kits hang in all five emergency room bays and five overflow bays. (River Falls Journal)

[River Falls Journal, Oct. 23, 2014] Walk into the River Falls hospital, the clinic or take a ride in the River Falls ambulance, and you’ll be asked two questions:

  • Have you traveled or been exposed to someone who has travelled to Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea?
  • Do you display certain symptoms?

If the answer is yes, you’ll be escorted to a room, put on a mask and then have to answer more questions to see whether the patient is an Ebola risk.

Read the full story online at riverfallsjournal.com.

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