State health officials throughout the U.S. have identified and designated 35 hospitals with Ebola treatment centers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More are expected to be designated.
The hospitals were chosen as treatment facilities for Ebola patients based on a collaborative decision with local health authorities and the hospital administration.
“As long as Ebola is spreading in West Africa, we must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States,” said Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC director.
The hospitals in Minnesota are:
- Allina Health’s Unity Hospital; Fridley
- Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota – St. Paul Campus, St. Paul
- Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Saint Mary's Campus; Rochester
- University of Minnesota Medical Center, West Bank Campus; Minneapolis
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