ESC Region 13 cares about the health and wellness of our community. Please use these resources to connect with your school district for procedures and precautions.
Take a look at three key points that you need to know, then share them with your friends and family so everyone has the facts about Ebola.
Ebola cannot be spread through the air, water, food in the US, or casual contact with someone who has no symptoms of the disease.
Ebola can only be contracted through bodily fluids, contaminated objects, and infected animals.
Ebola can only be contracted from someone who shows its symptoms.
The following districts have listed resources and information to popular questions about Ebola. If your district is not listed here, please contact your district’s health services department for assistance.
Lago Vista ISD
Lake Travis ISD
Marble Falls ISD
New Braunfels ISD
Round Rock ISD
San Marcos CISD
Facts about Ebola
School District Tip Sheet Regarding Infection Control Measures (Texas Department of State Health Services)
Dallas ISD Health Updates
Facts about Ebola in the U.S. via the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
About Ebola via CDC
Ebola Factsheet via CDC
Texas Education Agency Guidance on Certain Education Questions Related to Ebola Virus in Texas
Homebound or Quarantined Children
Department of State Health Services Letter to Schools
Pflugerville ISD, Guidelines for School Nurse Assessment – Ebola
What You Need to Know about Ebola
Questions and Answers on Ebola (Austin / Travis County Health and Human Services Department)
Information about Ebola via the Department of Health and Human Services
FAQs related to Ebola (City of Austin)
Local Health Departments