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EMS Infectious Diseases and Recent Measles Outbreak

By October 18, 2018 No Comments

Rockland County has recently experienced a measles outbreak with 7 confirmed cases and several more in the process of being tested. With this in mind, the Bureau is forwarding the attached resource for your local ambulance services and ALSFRs that could help with planning for EMS response to infectious disease patients including but not limited to measles and even flu.

Download ASPR EMS Infectious Disease Playbook June 2017

Daniel J. Clayton, B.S., EMT-P
Deputy Director for Operations and Emergency Preparedness
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems
Office of Primary Care and Health Systems Management

New York State Department of Health
875 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

ph: 518.402.0996 | daniel.clayton@health.ny.gov
http://www.health.ny.gov