The first case of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) diagnosed in the United States was reported to CDC by Dallas County Health and Human Services on September 28, 2014, and laboratory-confirmed by CDC and the Texas Laboratory Response Network (LRN) laboratory on September 30. The patient departed Monrovia, Liberia, on September 19, and arrived in Dallas, Texas, on September 20. The patient was asymptomatic during travel and upon his arrival in the United States; he fell ill on September 24 and sought medical care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on September 26. He was treated and released. On September 28, he returned to the same hospital, and was admitted for treatment.
Frenship ISD is very vigilant in informing our nurses and campuses of any health condition which might effect our students, staff or community. Frenship ISD will always work to be proactive in the prevention of illness. In the event that Frenship ISD should experience any health concern of epidemic proportion, Frenship staff will work directly with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the State & Local Health Departments.
Attached are links with information concerning the Ebola Virus Disease. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate in contacting a FISD campus nurse or the City of Lubbock Health Department.