12 July 2014

U. M. News Service Announcement Regarding Ebola:

"The United Methodist Health Center in Manjama near Bo City, was quarantined July 4 following the deaths of two Ebola-infected children who were found at the center."

"The health center will remain closed until the period of quarantining is over and until the District Health Management Team gives clearance", said Beatrice Gbanga, United Methodist health coordinator for the Sierra Leone Annual Conference.

Blood samples from nine embers of staff and relatives have been confirmed negative.

The U.M. Response:

  • An Ebola Emergency Response Plan that involves treatment, prevention and public education was initiated on June 27th
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UMCOR asks that financial donations be sent to UMCOR International Disaster Response, Advance # 982450

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