University Response, Ebola Hemorrahagic Fever

The University continues to monitor the Ebola virus and is following the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.

There are no known or suspected incidents of direct or indirect exposure to the Ebola virus among members of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette community.

In accordance with its All Hazards Incident Action Plan, the University has a specific communicable disease plan that is applicable to the Ebola virus. Please review and become familiar with the preparedness plan. In accordance with this plan, the University is at Phase I. Should this change, you will be notified.

Students: Discuss any questions or concerns you have with the Saucier Wellness Center. The clinic staff is available to provide you with information and guidance regarding the Ebola virus. Contact the Wellness Center at (337) 482-5464 or

Employees: Discuss any questions or concerns you have with your supervisor.

The University will update the campus community regularly. You can follow Please find the preparedness plan and additional information at the following website: – see “Disease & Illness Information” under the Resources Center tab.

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