Franklin County Public Health Commissioner Susan Tilgner reported Oct. 16, 2014 there have been no cases of the Ebola virus reported in FCPH’s jurisdiction. However, the Jackson Township Fire Division personnel are planning and preparing should Ebola cases be confirmed in the area.
Please note Ebola is not contagious prior to the onset of symptoms unlike influenza according to Franklin County Public Health officials. Stay updated on the latest about Ebola at www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html. The Ohio Department of Health now has a 24-hour Ebola hotline: 1-866-800-1404.