Local Colleges Take Precautions Regarding International Ebola Outbreak
Lynchburg, VA - With the Ebola outbreak growing local colleges are now taking extra precautions with students returning to Lynchburg.There is now an action plan in place that was established at a meeting Friday at Liberty University's Center for Medical and Health Sciences. It has the rules to follow for screening, observation, identification, and treatment of the Ebola virus if a suspect case is found. There are also medical rooms for observation ready at each campus. The Lynchburg Health Department says there are 20 international students coming to local colleges from countries that are affected. Only those students who present symptoms will be screened.