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  • KANSAS EBOLA PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE PLAN

    Version 9.1 January 2019

    Kansas Response Plan Biological Incident Annex

    Attachment 2

  • Kansas Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan – Version 9.1 Page 1

    Introduction .................................................................................................................................................. 4 Policies ...................................................................................................................................................... 4

    Situation and Assumptions ........................................................................................................................... 5 Situation .................................................................................................................................................... 5 Assumptions .............................................................................................................................................. 5

    Signs and Symptoms ............................................................................................................................. 5 Transmission of Ebola Virus .................................................................................................................. 5 Diagnosis ............................................................................................................................................... 6 Treatment ............................................................................................................................................. 6

    Concept of Operations .................................................................................................................................. 6 Organization .............................................................................................................................................. 7 Notifications .............................................................................................................................................. 7 Direction and Control ................................................................................................................................ 8 Actions....................................................................................................................................................... 8

    Community Preparedness..................................................................................................................... 9 Federal Cooperative Agreement Funding ......................................................................................... 9

    Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) .......................................... 9 Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) ........................................................................... 9 Hospital Preparedness Program ................................................................................................... 9

    Planning Seminar and Tabletop Exercises ...................................................................................... 10 Emergency Operations Coordination ................................................................................................. 10

    Public Health Management of Suspected EVD Cases ..................................................................... 11 Management of Animals Exposed to Ebola Virus ........................................................................... 12

    Volunteer Management...................................................................................................................... 13 Regional Medical Bio-Response Teams and KDHE Bio-Strike Team ............................................... 13

    Public Information and Warning ......................................................................................................... 13 Fatality Management .......................................................................................................................... 13 Information Sharing ............................................................................................................................ 14 Medical Material Management and Distribution ............................................................................... 14

    Regional HCC Ebola Caches ............................................................................................................. 14 Medical Surge ..................................................................................................................................... 14

    State-designated Centers of Excellence for Infectious Disease Preparedness and Frontline Hospitals .......................................................................................................................................... 15 Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals............................................................................. 16 Transport of Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Ebola Virus Disease ...................................... 17 Special Considerations for Outpatient Settings .............................................................................. 17

    Public Health Laboratory Testing ........................................................................................................ 20 Specimen Collection ........................................................................................................................ 20 Packing and Shipping Specimens for Ebola Virus Testing ............................................................... 20 Transporting specimens within the hospital / institution .............................................................. 20 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines................................................................. 21

    Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation ........................................................... 21 Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions ..................................................................................................... 22 Mass Care ............................................................................................................................................ 22 Responder Safety and Health ............................................................................................................. 22

  • Kansas Ebola Preparedness and Response Plan – Version 9.1 Page 2

    Special Considerations for Health Care Workers and Other Potential Occupational Exposure to Ebola Virus ...................................................................................................................................... 22 Environmental Infection Control .................................................................................................... 23

    Hospitals and Other Medical Facilities ........................................................................................ 24 Onsite Storage of Ebola Waste ................................................................................................... 25 Autoclave Guidelines for Sterilization of Ebola Waste ............................................................... 25 Disposal of Ebola Waste .............................................................................................................. 26 Other Generators of Ebola Waste ............................................................................................... 26 Handling of Bulky Contaminated Items ...................................................................................... 26 Special DOT Permits .................................................................................................................... 26

    Community Recovery .......................................................................................................................... 26 Community Environmental / Decontamination Issues ................................................................... 27

    Responsibilities ........................................................................................................................................... 27 Primary Agency ....................................................................................................................................... 27

    Kansas Department of Health and Environment ................................................................................ 27 Preparedness .................................................................................................................................. 27 Response ......................................................................................................................................... 27

    Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories ................................................................................. 27 Preparedness .................................................................................................................................. 27 Response ......................................................................................................................................... 28

    Support Agencies .................................................................................................................................... 28 Kansas Division of Emergency Management ...................................................................................... 28

    Preparedness ...........