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HHS to Host Call on Ebola Preparedness for Hospitals and Health Systems
Call will be held Oct. 31 from noon - 1 pm (PT)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) invites hospital executives, emergency management directors and safety officers to participate in a conference call on preparing health care systems to protect health and safety if they are required to care for an Ebola patient. The call, to be held Oct. 31 from noon – 1 p.m. (PT), will include leaders from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Intergovernmental and External Affairs and Department of Transportation. To join the call, dial (800) 857-0664 and enter participant passcode 8614132. Audio streaming for the call is also available.

HHS held two previous calls, Preparing Your Healthcare System for Ebola, on Oct. 9 and Oct. 20. Auto replays and transcripts of both calls are available at www.phe.gov/Preparedness/responders/ebola/Pages/ebola-calls.aspx.

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