By Associated Press - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A regional conference on emergency medical services being held in the Vermont town of Killington is going to discuss the importance of being aware of the danger posed by Ebola and the appropriate screening of patients.

On Saturday, Health Department emergency preparedness Director Chris Bell will provide an overview of infection control practices by hospitals and EMS providers that are proven to be effective at preventing transmission of viruses such as Ebola.

The Vermont Health Care and EMS Preparedness Conference at the Killington Grand Resort is being sponsored by the state Health Department.

More than 500 health care and emergency services professionals from across New England are expected to attend the four-day conference, which begins on Thursday.

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