Communication is Key: Local Agencies Prepared for Ebola Cases

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Though we would all prefer to think the chance of Ebola showing up in Sacramento is slim, it's not impossible.

Officials with the Sacramento International Airport did not confirm whether or not preemptive steps have already been taken, but firefighters are typically on duty at the airport to handle any medical emergency.

Crews would also immediately notify the Sacramento County Department of Public Health.

Local hospitals also have negative pressure isolation units, and regular rooms can be converted into more.

Several agencies told FOX40 Thursday that the key is constant communication between organizations, both public and private.

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