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Summit County Ebola Update: 8 people quarantined, 1 school and 1 business closed

Amber Vinson. (Source: Akron Public Schools) Amber Vinson. (Source: Akron Public Schools)
AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Summit County Health officials and other public health agencies continue to monitor the Ebola virus.The Ohio Health Department meantime is tracing the steps of Amber Vinson, the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola. She flew from Cleveland to Dallas the day before she reported symptoms.

In addition to Dallas, Akron and Tallmadge are the epicenter of the Ebola scare. Tallmadge because that is where Amber spent a great deal of her time while in Ohio, and Akron because that is where health officials are dealing with the situation.

As a precaution eight people who had contact with Vinson are under voluntary quarantine: that includes five in Summit County, two in Cuyahoga County and her mother who is in Dallas.

The bridal store visited by Vinson, Coming Attractions Bridal and Formal, closed its doors Thursday afternoon.  Summit County Public Heath officials are asking anyone who visited the store on Saturday Oct. 11, between noon and 3:30 p.m. to call (330) 926-3939. 

And, the Judith A. Resnik CLC Elementary school closed early Thursday, because a parent at the school was in contact with Vinson. The school will be cleaned and re-opened Monday, October 20.

The Summit County Public Health Ebola Information Line is 330-926-3939. Copyright 2014 WOIO. All rights reserved.
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