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Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center and EBOLA Threat

No Ebola Cases in Kentucky
At this time there is no need for panic regarding EBOLA. No regional threats currently exist anywhere in Kentucky.  There are no cases of Ebola Infection at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center nor known threats in the area.

Preparing In Case Threat Evolves
If a serious EBOLA risk does evolve locally it is good to know that Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is already taking steps to prepare.  If someone you know has been to West Africa and is experiencing EBOLA symptoms please contact 911.

Symptoms of EBOLA Include (Source CDC) :

Fever (greater than 38.6C or 101.5F)
Severe headache
Muscle pain
Weakness
Diarrhea
Vomiting
Abdominal (stomach) pain
Unexplained hemorrhage (bleeding or bruising)

Symptoms may appear anywhere from 2 to 21 days after exposure to Ebola, but the average is 8 to 10 days.

REPORT EBOLA PATIENT SYMPTOMS TO HOSPITAL HERE


Recovery from Ebola depends on good supportive clinical care and the patients immune response. People who recover from Ebola infection develop antibodies that last for at least 10 years.

EBOLA LINKS
EBOLA (CDC)