Ingham health officer says county prepared for Ebola

Oct 21, 2014

Lansing area health officials say the region is prepared if the ebola virus comes to mid-Michigan.
Credit Flickr - NIAID

Lansing area leaders in health, government and transportation are taking what they call “comprehensive steps” to prepare for Ebola. Yesterday, officials representing the Ingham County Health Department, Sparrow and McLaren Health Systems, the city of Lansing and others briefed the media on what contingency plans they’ve been making.

Current State talks with one of the key planners and a participant at yesterday’s briefing.  Linda Vail serves as public health officer with the Ingham County Health Department.