CDC Ebola Travel Alert: Level 2
Update: This information has been moved to our Current Event Information Centers. For up-to-date information regarding this, and other current events that affect travel, please visit: https://www.squaremouth.com/current-event-information-centers/
The Current Event Information Centers are designed to keep travelers informed about current events that may affect international travel and the travel insurance industry. The Information Centers are populated with provider position statements, FAQ’s, and travel warnings and are updated by Squaremouth’s team of industry experts.
Please contact customer service for more information. We are available by phone at 1-800-240-0369, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and by chat until 9pm EST.
July 28, 2014 - The Center for Disease Control (CDC) posted a Level 2 Travel Alert for International Travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. The alert advises travelers to take precaution and pay attention to your health during and after travel.
There is a special recommendation for health care workers to wear protective clothing,including masks, gloves, gowns, and eye protection, practice proper infection control and sterilization measures, isolate Ebola patients, avoid direct contact with the bodies of people who dies from Ebola, and to notify health officials if one has been exposed to someone with Ebola.
For the CDC's full Ebola outbreak posting and travel alerts, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/guinea/index.html.