Ohio Dept. of Health: Texas health worker with Ebola visited Akron

October 15, 2014 5:15 PM

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notified state health officials that the second health care worker in Dallas diagnosed with Ebola last night visited family in Akron from October 8-13.

Ohio is working with the CDC and Summit County health officials to identify people who may have been in close contact with the health care worker and implement quarantine as necessary. In addition, Ohio is working with the airline to identify individuals on her return flight to Dallas.

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