Denver Health employees investigated a patient isolated on Sunday after a possible case of the Ebola virus confirmed authorities
"It's a possible but unlikely diagnosis," said Jennifer Hillmann, spokeswoman for Denver Health and Hospitals] Denver Hospital officials diverted ambulances and placed the facility in the city center on suspension temporarily Sunday, Hillmann said, but had resumed normal operation Sunday afternoon.
Denver officials coordinate with the Federal Office for Disease Control and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment officials in dealing with the situation.
Details about the patient were not published except to confirm that physicians considered the patient's situation isolated.
The patient was listed in a fair condition. The situation and the symptoms presented by the patient are unlikely to be considered as Ebola case is confirmed, "said Denver Health's Chief Medical Officer Connie Price in prepared statement
" However, we follow our standard procedure and take all necessary precautions. "
Denver Health is operating normally and there is no threat or concern for patient, staff or visitor safety. The hospital is open for business as usual.
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Denver Health personnel are trained and equipped to deal with infectious diseases. The hospital is one of 10 regional facilities designated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to treat patients with Ebola.
In the hospital, the staff described the situation as "under control." The patent reached the hospital at 8am: 30pm Sunday, hospital officials said.