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Nassau County Medical Officials to Discuss Ebola Crisis Training for Police, Firefighters and EMS

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Information on the latest updates regarding the Ebola virus and methods used for personal protection will be provided.

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East Meadow, NY - October 9, 2014 - Nassau County Medical Center President and CEO, Dr. Victor F. Politi, and Infectious Disease experts will be available to discuss the recent death of a man in Dallas by the Ebola virus and the training that is being scheduled for Nassau County firefighters, police, and EMS workers by the specialists on the latest updates regarding the Ebola virus and methods used for personal protection. They will also discuss preparations being made at the hospital tomorrow,  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1pm at Nassau University Medical Center at 2201 Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY.   
 
The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in United States died on Wednesday at a Dallas hospital after being diagnosed two weeks ago.
 
Local hospitals and clinics are also taking precaution against the possibility of Ebola reaching this area, beginning with a more detailed screening process for patients, but also fully equipping the staff.
 
WHEN: Tomorrow,  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm
 
WHERE: Nassau University Medical Center - 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554