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Ebola

At a Glance

PDPH is currently monitoring risk of a recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda. Risk remains low for people who have not traveled to areas where the outbreak is currently occurring. PDPH will continue to update this page as more information becomes available about the current outbreak.

Topic Priority Date of Alert
Update on Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Central Uganda Update Nov 10, 2022
Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Uganda Advisory Oct 11, 2022
End of Ebola Outbreak in West Africa & Revised Ebola Screening Guidelines Advisory Jan 4, 2016
End of Ebola Outbreak in Liberia and Modified Screening Recommendations Advisory Jun 23, 2015
Ebola Cases Identified in Mali Advisory Nov 21, 2014

Surveillance

The CDC monitors outbreaks of Ebola. The 2022 outbreak began in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo and into Uganda. For surveillance reports, see the CDC's website.

Vaccine Information

Diagnosis & Management

CDC Testing and Diagnosis Guide

Resources

For Healthcare Providers:

Diagnostics and Treatment

Laboratory Guidelines

Isolation, Quarantine, and Health Order

Restricted Information. For access, contact the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Disease Control at 215-685-6740 or 215-686-4514 after hours.

  • PDPH Ebola Isolation and Quarantine Protocol
  • PDPH Ebola Health Order

Reporting to PDPH

Report Ebola cases to PDPH immediately by calling 215-685-6748 during business hours or calling 215-686-4514 after business hours and asking for the Division of Disease Control on-call staff.

Health Educational Materials

Links and Resources

Guidelines for Management and Control

Healthcare Workers

For Patients and Community Members:

There are no patient or community resources for Ebola.

Posters:

Ebola Screening Criteria Poster