McAuliffe announces Ebola travel policy

October 27, 2014 3:13 PM

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McAuliffe announces Ebola travel policy

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that starting today, Monday, October 27, the Virginia Department of Health will actively monitor the health of all travelers arriving from the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, which are battling an unprecedented Ebola outbreak. This effort will build on extensive outreach and monitoring already underway by the state health department and the local health districts.

Under the plan, screeners at the airports of entry will continue to provide the names and contact information for all travelers from the affected countries with destinations in Virginia. Now, however, the Virginia Department of Health will work through their local health districts to make contact wi...

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