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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The block where the Dallas nurse infected with Ebola lives has pretty much been taken over. There are officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services, Dallas County Health and Human Services, Dallas police, animal control and the list goes on. Needless to say the attention, cordoned off areas and traffic are all things out of the norm for the M streets neighborhood.

For the most part, residents don’t seem too worried about any dangers from the Ebola virus. They just want their block back.

Life along Dallas’ Lower Greenville M Streets looked fairly typical unless of course, you lived on Matilda and in the vicinity of nurse Nina Pham’s home.

The block where the Dallas nurse infected with Ebola lives has pretty much been taken over. There are officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Texas Department of State Health Services, Dallas County Health and Human Services, Dallas police, animal control and the list goes on. Needless to say the attention, cordoned off areas and traffic are all things out of the norm for the M streets neighborhood.

For the most part, residents don’t seem too worried about any dangers from the Ebola virus. They just want their block back.

Life along Dallas’ Lower Greenville M Streets looked fairly typical unless of course, you lived on Matilda and in the vicinity of nurse Nina Pham’s home.

Both Lisa Fluery and Betsie Bulger live in the area.

“They said, ‘we need to tell you a neighbor has been diagnosed with Ebola,’” Bulger recalled.

For the past 24 hours, Ebola has generated emergency alerts, initiated an environmental hazardous waste team response, but sparked only minor concern from two residents in the middle of everything.

“This Ebola is not frightening me,” Bulger said firmly. “You really have to be in contact with body fluids, and we don’t have that issue.”

Fluery said individuals must stay focused on the facts. “Your mind can play tricks on you, but I know when I’m being rational, the risk is so small that I’m not concerned.”

More than 400 of their neighbors, in a four-block radius, received notification about the Ebola case from the City of Dallas Emergency Information call system. But not everyone can get the call — particularly those who only use cell phones.

City of Dallas emergency management specialist Joe Ellis said, “The system is based on landline technology. Primarily it is the same system when you call 911 and your address is displayed.”

Just down from the M streets, at Dodie’s Reef, the Ebola case on Matilda is all the talk, but management says they’ve seen no negative customer affect.

“We were full yesterday,” said worker Samantha Gonzalez. “A lot of people are talking about it [Ebola], but it didn’t stop them from watching the Cowboy game.”

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