UC Davis Medical Center Treating Possible Ebola PatientA UC Davis Medical Center official confirms they are treating a patient with a possible Ebola infection at the hospital Thursday morning. Dignity Health officials said in a statement that the patient was first identified at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento before being transferred to UC Davis. “In coordination with the public health department and CDC, Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has transferred a patient to UC Davis Medical Center, which is specifically equipped to care for patients suspected of having or diagnosed with Ebola as part of the public health department’s preparedness plan,” wrote Melissa Jue from Dignity Health. UC Davis Medical Center officials wrote in a statement that the patient has “symptoms consistent with Ebola infection.” The hospital noted they are a “priority hospital” for treatment of confirmed Ebola patients. “The hospital is coordinating its response with the Sacramento County Department of Public Health. Measures put in place to protect the health and safety of hospital workers and patients include extensive training on proper use of personal protective equipment and the establishment of a dedicated isolation room for treatment of suspected and confirmed Ebola patients,” the hospital wrote. Authorities can be seen at both Mercy General and UC Davis in face masks. Mercy General says they are not taking patients at their emergency department at this time and that the area is being cleaned. Both hospitals are operating as normal. More