According to the Health Department, no travelers have shown any signs of Ebola, and most are expected to be at low-risk for contracting the virus.
LEXINGTON, Ky — If you’re traveling out of the country soon, you might notice some slight changes.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health department has announced partnerships with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the Kentucky Department of Public Health to monitor those returning from ebola-affected areas of Africa for 21 days.
Health officials say the precaution is being taken to help ensure the safety of not only travelers but also the surrounding community.
It’s important to note that no travelers have shown any signs of ebola thus far and most are expected to be at a low risk of contracting the virus.
To maintain privacy, additional details regarding the travelers cannot be shared. For more on Ebola, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html.