CHA News Article

CDC Issues Guidance on Ebola-Related Sewage

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued two documents related to the Ebola virus in waste:

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Medical Waste Management Program staff have informed CHA that CDPH currently does not have a position on sewage waste. However, CDPH plans to develop a position once the federal Environmental Protection Agency develops its guidance regarding Ebola in sewage.