Let's prepare for Ebola!

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Mon, 2014-12-22

This Policy Directive covers protocols and procedures, employer containment measures, staffing/training, personal protective equipment (PPE), and communications.

CFNU Ebola Policy Directive - updated December 22, 2014

The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions believes that the precautionary principle is protective of workers’ health and safety, and that must be used to guide decision-making with respect to infection control. It is CFNU’s position that no nurse, or other health care personnel, should have unprotected exposure to EVD.

Ontario Government EVD Directive #1

Public Health Agency of Canada's statement on infection, prevention and control measures for Ebola virus

PHAC's Infection Prevention and Control Expert Working Group: Advice on Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Ebola Virus Disease in Healthcare Settings

PHAC's FAQs on Ebola Preparedness and Control

CFNU`s press-release (January 12) on Ebola readiness

CFNU`s video on Ebola readiness

CNA`s Canadian Nurse magazine issue on Ebola

Michigan Nurses Association`s contract language protecting nurses providing care for an Ebola patient