All hospitals in New Mexico should be prepared to perform early recognition and evaluation of Ebola patients in accordance with the NMDOH Ebola evaluation algorithm and the CDC Checklist for Patients Being Evaluated for Ebola Virus Disease in the United States.
Outpatient clinic settings should be prepared to perform early recognition of patients with Ebola Virus Disease. NMDOH has advised outpatient providers to take a travel history on all patients presenting for care in New Mexico.
Personal protective equipment is critical to protect healthcare workers from exposure to Ebola Virus Disease. Healthcare providers should follow standard, contact, and droplet precautions when caring for patients under investigation, probable, or confirmed patients with.