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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Friday, October 17, 2014

Community Information - IDPH Activates 24-Hour Ebola Hotline

CHICAGO – Illinois Department of Public Health Director (IDPH) today announced the activation of an Ebola hotline to answer residents’ questions about Ebola 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The hotline number is 800-889-3931.
Managed by staff from the Illinois Poison Center, hotline operators are able to provide timely information on Ebola and the state’s response. 
Residents can call any time with questions such as how Ebola is spread, who is at risk of being infected, when should someone go to a doctor, what hospitals and local health departments are doing to identify and control possible Ebola infections and other frequently asked questions.