BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Tuesday morning, WJBO Newsradio hosted a roundtable discussion on Ebola and Baton Rouge's response to the virus in Texas.
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden joined representatives from the Department of Health and Hospitals, and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP).
Holden says the best way to stay ahead of the virus, is a collaborative effort.
"We have all the agencies from the Governor's office, from HHS, to our local agencies getting together to make sure we follow the proper protocol," said Mayor Holden. "At the same time we're putting information out to our first responders so they know what their jobs are so there's no confusion."
The Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and GOHSEP are also in the process of practicing preparedness drills.