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Department: Division of Health

Ebola/Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Release Date: October 08, 2014
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains.

Ebola/Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

The Sussex County Division of Health understands the growing concerns of our residents regarding the recent Ebola epidemic, affecting multiple countries in West Africa. Although the risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United States is very low, we are working closely with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other community partners to take the necessary precautions. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please follow the links below.

Ebola information from New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) External Link
Updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) External Link
About Ebola from the CDC External Link