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Kaiser ramps up Ebola preparedness, scores in Sacramento and Oakland
Sacramento Business Journal

When Kaiser Permanente decided it needed to consolidate Northern California inpatient hospital care for potential Ebola patients, the company picked its medical centers in South Sacramento and Oakland.

On Tuesday, these two hospitals made a national list of 35 treatment centers designated to care for Ebola patients. The only others in California — or anywhere on the West Coast — to make the list are University of California medical centers in Davis and San Francisco. In October, UC officials announced all their medical centers were prepared to take Ebola patients, but only these two made the new national list. However, UC says three Southern California centers are expected to be added soon, according to the San Francisco Business Times.

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