California serious about Ebola Doctors health, issues strong regulations

November 17, 2014 4:37 PM

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California serious about Ebola Doctors health, issues strong regulations

California is one of the first states in the United States to implement proper training, funding, and facility improvements to ensure that the hospitals that could see Ebola cases, are properly prepared for those cases. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced rules on Friday that would require the 300 acute-care facilities to ensure that their properly funded, and appropriated with hazmat suits, respirators, isolation rooms, and most importantly – extensive training for the staff that would be dealing with these patients.

Right now, the state does not expect to see any patients transferred there from outside the United States, so unless an individual within the U.S. was found to have the Ebola Virus, they would likely not have to be using any of those appropriations. However, it’s important and worthy to note that th...

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