DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — VA North Texas reported seeing a patient with Ebola-like symptoms in the emergency room on Saturday.
A representative said hospital personnel consulted with local, state and federal officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The patient was deemed extremely low-risk for Ebola.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins told CBS11 that the patient does not have Ebola. The patient has been diagnosed with another illness that’s causing the symptoms, but not Ebola.
Dallas County Health and Human Services told CBS11 they were not notified of any Ebola threat.
Earlier, VA North Texas said the veteran was moved to an isolation room and would be transferred to a regional Ebola assessment facility as a precaution.
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