Ohio Ebola concerns come to end

Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. The U.S. government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa arriving at five U.S. airports, including the New York area's JFK International and Newark Liberty International, as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) – The Ohio Department of Health says all Ohioans being watched for signs of Ebola are released.

Tuesday was the last day of monitoring all contacts since they passed the 21 day milestone for showing signs of the disease.

The ODH worked closely with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor individuals who came into contact with Amber Vinson.

160 were being monitored at the height of the Ohio scare. Three people were quarantined.

Vinson is the Texas nurse who had Ebola and made a visit to northeast Ohio in mid-October. She has since recovered.

The expanded hotline phone hours are also being reduced back to regular business hours between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The call center received 2,404 calls during the Ebola response effort.

That phone number is 1-866-800-1404.

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