Thursday, October 09, 2014

Florida Officials Concerned About West Africans At Meeting?

West Africans Causing Concern To Florida Officials
Today, Florida's Joint Information Center and the Emergency Response Team provided an update on the state’s preparedness efforts for Ebola and mentioned concerns about students from Liberian and West African delegates attending a meeting on the east coast of Florida.

A press release said, "The Department of Health learned Wednesday evening that the “Millennium Campus Network” is hosting an international summit on global development at Lynn University in Boca Raton, which will include West African delegates, students from Liberia, U.S. Secretary of State officials, leaders of the Peace Corps, the World Health Organization, and several other high-level federal officials.

"State officials with the Department of Health and the Division of Emergency Management have reached out to federal authorities to determine what kind of safeguards the federal officials have put in place to ensure the health and safety of conference attendees and Floridians during the meeting."

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