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From S/T Health Departments: Zika General Information

Zika materials and resources targeted toward the general public, including items such as FAQs and fact sheets

Alabama

Patient Information Fact Sheet for Males – Oct. 13, 2016
An informational flyer specifically targeted to males on the sexual transmission of Zika virus.

Patient Information Fact Sheet – Aug. 19, 2016
A fact sheet providing general information on Zika to patients who are being tested for Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya based on exposure history (Spanish version) (Portuguese version).

Vector Control Guidance: Avoid the Bite – Aug. 8, 2016
A fact sheet for residents on how to prevent mosquito breeding sites at home.

Zika Virus: Information for Travelers – July 15, 2016
The Alabama Public Health Training Network created a video for travelers on how to protect themselves against Zika virus.

Alabama Departments of Public Health and Senior Services join forces to educate state residents about the Zika virus – July 5, 2016
The Alabama Department of Senior Services and the Alabama Department of Public Health announced their collaboration in distributing coloring books to educate older adults in senior centers

Zika Virus: Protect Yourself – June 28, 2016
In this video, Alabama Department of Public Health environmentalists discuss the Zika virus and explain how the public can protect themselves against this and other mosquito-borne illnesses.

Zika Virus: Fight the Bite – June 27, 2016
In this video, Alabama Department of Public Health environmentalists share tips with the public on protecting themselves from mosquito bites, mosquito-borne diseases like the Zika virus, and more.

Fact Sheet for Females – Apr. 19, 2016
A fact sheet on Zika virus that is specific to women (Spanish version).

Arizona

Campaign Downloads
Fact sheets, infographics, and other materials available for download from Arizona’s Zika virus prevention campaign.

Zika Blogs
Blogs from the Arizona Department of Health Services Director regarding national and local Zika information

Traveling? Don’t bring Zika home as a souvenir
A flyer in English and Spanish that provides tips on precautions to take during and after travel to prevent Zika

Going to Mexico?
A flyer in English and Spanish on precautions to for individuals to protect themselves and their from Zika virus when traveling to Mexico

Chikungunya, Dengue and Zika Viruses: Know The Facts
Fact sheet in English and Spanish with general information on chikungunya, dengue, and Zika  

Arkansas

Zika Resources
The Arkansas Department of Health offers free resources and tools including social media, fact sheets, posters, and other digital and print material available for use, dissemination, and distribution>

California

California Department of Public Health Q & A – March 2017
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and addresses questions regarding the Zika response in California

Zika Health and Travel Advisory – Feb. 10, 2017
A Zika health and travel advisory for travelers heading to Latin America and the Caribbean

Zika Virus Exposure Patient Self-Assessment – Dec. 2016
Questions to help patients identify their risk of Zika virus exposure and determine if follow-up care is needed (Spanish version)

Delaware

Frequently Asked Questions: Zika Virus – Oct. 6, 2016
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and information on mosquito control for Delaware residents (Spanish version) (Haitian Creole version)

Zika and Pregnancy – Oct. 6, 2016
A flyer targeted toward pregnant women and women of child-bearing age on travel and mosquito control (Spanish version) (Haitian Creole version)

Mosquito Control and Your Backyard - Apr. 12, 2016
A video by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control informing Delaware residents how to reduce mosquito populations in their neighborhoods and backyards 

District of Columbia

Mosquitoes: What to Know
A fact sheet with information on the types of mosquitoes found in the District of Columbia and how individuals can protect themselves from bites and reduce breeding sites

Understanding Zika and Mosquito Control In The Washington Region
Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, Director, District of Columbia Department of Health and Dr. Richard Brooks, Epidemiologist, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene joined the Koko Nnamdi show on June 27th to discuss Zika and mosquito control in the Washington, DC region

Florida

Zika Early Steps
Early Steps provides services to infants and toddlers, age birth–36 months, with developmental disabilities or delays. Visit the Early Steps website to learn more

Zika Process Maps
The Florida Department of Health developed four Zika testing process maps based on CDC guidance for health care providers. The process maps focus on pregnant women tested for Zika at a county health department, pregnant women tested for Zika at a private provider, Zika investigation (door-to-door), and linking pregnant women with Zika to prenatal care and coverage

Protect Your Home from Mosquitoes
This infographic shows areas of standing water to check around the home to prevent mosquitoes from laying eggs and transmitting Zika

Frequently Asked Questions About Zika Virus – Aug.15, 2016
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus, its status in the state of Florida, prevention measures, and more

Build Your Own Zika Prevention Kit – Aug. 6, 2016
A flyer providing a list of products families can use to protect themselves from Zika

Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida – February 2016
FDOH created an infographic on mosquito control guidance and best practices for residents of Florida (Spanish version)

Mosquito Bite Protection for Overseas Travelers – January 2016
FDOH created an infographic on mosquito control guidance and best practices for travelers from overseas (Spanish version)

Georgia

Zika Virus Awareness Campaign
A website dedicated to risk communication materials to increase the public's awareness on Zika virus

Video: Dr. Fitzgerald Zika Virus Presentation – May 27, 2016
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health, provides tips on how to protect and prevent Zika virus

Illinois

Illinois Department of Public Health Campaign to Prevent Zika Virus Cut 1 – June 14, 2017
This video is part of an awareness campaign to ensure Illinoisans know how to protect themselves from Zika virus during the summertime travel season

Illinois Department of Public Health Campaign to Prevent Zika Virus Cut 2 – June 14, 2017
This video is part of an awareness campaign to ensure Illinoisans know how to protect themselves from Zika virus during the summertime travel season

Illinois Senate Public Health Committee Hearing – Zika Virus – Sept. 20, 2016
Illinois Department of Public Health director Nirav Shah, Tom Hughes from the Illinois Public Health Association, Amaal Tokkars from Kendall County Health Department, Terry Mason from Cook County Department of Public Health, and Allison Ardwadi from the Chicago Department of Public Health testified on Zika virus disease in the state of Illinois

Indiana

Zika Virus and Pregnancy FAQs - June 16, 2017
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and addresses questions regarding pregnant women and preventing mosquito bites during travel  

Zika FAQs - Feb. 11, 2016
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and addresses questions regarding the risk of Zika

Guidelines for Travelers on Prevention of Zika Virus Infection
Provides recommendation for those who may be traveling to Zika-affected areas

Kansas

Guidance for those who may have been exposed to Zika virus
Provides guidance for travelers returning from Zika-affected areas and others who may have been exposed to Zika virus through sexual contact

Kentucky

How you can help control mosquitoes – Apr. 17, 2017
This informational video contains footage of Dr. Anna Yaffee, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Kentucky Department for Public Health, showing how everyone can do their part to help reduce the mosquito population by draining standing water from containers in yards

Zika Prevention PSA – June 24, 2016
Dr. Ardis Hoven, infectious disease specialist at the Kentucky Department for Public Health, provides a summary on Zika and steps citizens can take to prevent its spread 

Zika Prevention: Mosquitoes and Pets PSA – June 24, 2016
Dr. John Poe, Kentucky state public health veterinarian, addresses the risks of vector-borne diseases in pets

Zika Prevention: Problem Zones PSA – June 24, 2016
Kathy Fowler, director of the Kentucky Department for Public Health Division of Public Health Protection and Safety, provides tips on how to prevent mosquitoes and the spread of Zika

Zika Prevention: Protect Yourself PSA – June 24, 2016
Shelley Wood, nurse consultant for Zika at the Kentucky Department for Public Health, lists precautions for individuals traveling to a Zika-affected area

Zika Prevention: Protect Yourself PSA – June 24, 2016
Dr. Dough Thoroughman, deputy state epidemiologist at the Kentucky Department for Public Health, provides information on personal prevention for Zika virus

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) Prevention Guidelines for Schools and Child Care Facilities
Offers guidelines to help schools and child care facilities decrease students and staff's potential exposure to mosquitos and Zika virus 

Louisiana Department of Health Mosquito PSA for Rural Areas - Aug. 24, 2016
Zika public service announcement to educate rural residents on how to prevent mosquito breeding sites 

Louisiana Department of Health Mosquito PSA for Suburban Areas - Aug. 24, 2016
Zika public service announcement to educate suburban residents on how to prevent mosquito breeding sites 

Maryland

Frequently Asked Questions: Zika Virus and Mosquito Control - Apr. 25, 2016
Provides an overview of the vector associated with Zika Virus, and addresses questions regarding mosquito control and prevention efforts  

Massachusetts

Zika Virus and Travel: Advice for Women
A blog post that provides information for pregnant women and women of child-bearing age on how to prevent mosquito bites

Michigan

Michigan Traveler Boarding Pass
Information about Zika virus and other arbovirus prevention while traveling

Mississippi

Ways to limit mosquitoes around your home and yard
Provides tips and a checklist to avoid mosquito breeding sites around the home

Poster: Zika and Pregnancy
Facts about Zika and pregnancy (Spanish version)

Poster: Zika Travel Alert (Spanish)
Travel alert in Spanish for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant

Poster: Zika and Travel for Pregnant Women (English and Spanish)
Information for women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant about the risk of traveling to Zika-affected countries

Beat the Bite - Back Yard Cleanup – June 14, 2017
A video with simple steps to take around the home and yard to protect against mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile virus and Zika virus

Zika video: Preparing for a Mission Trip - August 2016
Travel alert video for churches planning overseas mission trips

Zika video: Returning from a Mission Trip - August 2016
Travel alert video for mission teams who have traveled to Zika-affected areas

Zika Information Video with Spanish Subtitles - August 2016
A Zika travel alert, with Spanish subtitles, for women who are pregnant or may become pregnant  

Missouri

Fact Sheet for Patients: Understanding Results from the Zika MAC-ELISA - Dec. 6, 2016
This fact sheet contains information to help patients understand the risks and benefits of using the Zika MAC-ELISA  

Fact Sheet for Patients: Understanding Results from the Trioplex Real-Time RT-PCR Assay (Trioplex rRT-PCR) - Sept. 21, 2016
This fact sheet contains information to help patients understand the risks and benefits of using Trioplex rRT-PCR for Zika virus testing

Protect Your Home Against Mosquitoes (English and Spanish) - June 2016
A flyer in Spanish and English that illustrates possible mosquito breeding sites at home

New Hampshire  

Frequently Asked Questions on Zika Virus - Apr. 5, 2016
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and addresses questions regarding the risk of Zika in New Hampshire    

New Jersey

New Jersey Department of Health: What to Know Before You Go
Flyer targeted to travelers with suggestions to prevent of mosquito bites (Spanish version) (Creole version)

NJDOH & NJDEP's ZapZika: Safeguarding Campers from Mosquitoes Webinar
Zika virus webinar for youth camp staff to increase their respective youth population’s awareness of mosquito bite prevention and mosquito breeding habitat source reduction strategies. Key training topics include: 1) epidemiologic, preventive, diagnostic, and treatment information; 2) mosquito life cycle and breeding habitat source reduction strategies for youth camps, including youth camp regulations; and, 3) mosquito bite prevention and awareness resources for youth 

Zika Virus Information for New Jersey Residents
Brochure targeted to travelers on Zika virus disease transmission and prevention (Spanish version)

New Jersey Department of Health: Zika Virus FAQs - June 2017
Provides a comprehensive overview of Zika Virus and addresses questions regarding the risk of Zika

Zika Post-Travel Guide: Track When You’re Back – April 2017
Flyer for travelers returning to New Jersey from an area with mosquito-borne diseases on steps to take, such as tracking time and symptoms, to prevent the spread of disease at home. A video is also available here

New Mexico

What You Need to Know About Zika Virus
Provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding Zika and information on citizens can protect themselves, their homes, and families from Zika (Spanish version)

New York

Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers Poster
New York State Department of Health created a poster on mosquito bite prevention

Mosquitoes and Disease
A factsheet that provides information on the diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, including Zika, and how to reduce them around the home and yard. (Also available in: Spanish, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Haitian Creole)

Zika Virus and Pregnant Women Travel Advisory Poster
Provides information for pregnant women who are planning to travel, who are currently traveling or who have recently traveled (Also available in: Spanish, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Haitian Creole)

Guidance when using Mosquito Dunks ® (larvicide) – April 2016
A factsheet explaining when, where and how to use mosquito dunks to prevent mosquito sites around the home.  (Also available in: Spanish, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Haitian Creole)

North Carolina

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Mosquitoes and Mosquito Control in North Carolina - Sept. 9, 2016
Frequently asked questions and responses about increases in mosquito population and spraying to control mosquitoes

Ohio

Airport Poster: Outgoing Travelers
An airport Zika travel alert poster for travelers to Zika-affected areas  

Airport Poster: Returning Travelers
An airport Zika travel alert poster for travelers to Zika-affected areas  

Airport Information Card
This card was created for airports to distribute basic information about Zika and the risks associated with traveling to Zika-affected areas  

Brochure: Prevent Mosquito-Borne Diseases - April 2017
Provides general information about Zika virus disease and preventive measures Ohio residents can take 

Oklahoma

Health Safety for International Travel
Tips for international travelers on precautions to take before, during, and after traveling internationally  

Mosquito Bite Prevention
A flyer illustrating mosquito bite prevention tips

Mosquitoborne Disease Prevention Fact Sheet
Outlines tips for preventing mosquito bites

Mosquito Protection - February 2016
Provides basic information about mosquitoes and mosquito protection

Mosquito Repellent Fact Sheet - February 2016
Provides information on effective mosquito repellents and addresses questions regarding protection time, active ingredients, and more (infographic here)

Oregon

Zika for Midwives Webinar – Nov. 9, 2016
A webinar specifically for midwives on Zika virus disease and associated birth defects

Pennsylvania

Zika Virus Prevention Infographic
Infographic that highlights best practices for mosquito control in Zika affected areas

Zika Virus and Pregnancy
A poster that highlights key recommendations from PDOH and CDC for pregnant women to prevent Zika infection

Mosquito Control and Prevention Educational Flipbook
An education flipbook with illustrations describing ways individuals can control mosquitoes and protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites  

Puerto Rico

Sick with Chikungunya, Dengue or Zika? (Spanish)
A poster highlighting signs and symptoms, as well as how to protect yourself and others from arboviruses 

Zika Virus and Pregnancy Brochure: Q&A (Spanish)
This brochure provides information for pregnant women on Zika Virus and their fetus

Avoiding Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika in Schools  (Spanish)
A PowerPoint by the Puerto Rico Department of Health on recommendations to best avoid arboviruses in school settings

Rhode Island

Zika Virus Travel Information for Pregnant Women and Women Trying to Become Pregnant
Zika virus travel information for women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (Spanish version) (Portuguese version)

Infection with Zika virus during pregnancy is linked to birth defects
Poster alerting couples to discuss travel plans with their doctors prior to traveling to places with Zika virus (Spanish version) (Portuguese version)

Help Control Mosquito Breeding Grounds and Stop the Spread of Disease
This fact sheet provides tips for individuals on how to protect themselves, their families, and communities from mosquitoes (Spanish version)

What Arriving Travelers Need to Know About Zika
Poster advising travelers returning from a place with Zika to visit a doctor if symptoms develop

What Departing Travelers Need to Know About Zika
Poster with mosquito prevention tips for travelers heading to a place with Zika 

What Travelers Need to Know About Zika
Poster with information for travelers heading to or returning from a place with Zika (Spanish version) (Portuguese version)

Zika Virus Fact Sheet (Portuguese)
General information about Zika virus translated to Portuguese

Tennessee

Prevent Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases video - Aug. 8, 2016
Tim Jones, State Epidemiologist at the Tennessee Department of Health, offers tips to avoid Zika virus infection 

Zika Virus Disease Information Session Video - May 19, 2016
Promotes steps the public can take to protect themselves against mosquitoborne diseases, as well as provides an overview of Zika virus disease and prevention and preparedness activities in Tennessee

Mosquito bite protection video from the Tennessee Department of Health - Mar. 8, 2016
Explains how to eliminate mosquitoes around the home and other ways residents can protect themselves, their families, and neighbors

Texas

Zika Virus Disease Webinar
Presentation by John Hellerstedt, MD, Commissioner at the Texas Department of State Health Services, on the Zika virus response in Texas

Protect Yourself from Mosquitoes - April 2016
A flyer that provides guidance on how to avoid mosquito bites (Spanish version)

Zika: What to Know Before You Travel - March 2016
Provides a comprehensive overview of key recommendations travelers should know prior to and after traveling (Spanish version)

Virginia

Asian Tiger Mosquito and the Zika Virus 
Flyer in English and Spanish on ways to prevent the spread of Zika virus by Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus)

Tip, Toss and Cover 
Flyer in English and Spanish on ways to eliminate Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) breeding sites and bites

Protect Your Baby from the Zika Virus - June 24, 2016
A video for expecting mothers on mosquito bite prevention

Video: Tip, Toss and Cover - June 24, 2016
A video for Virginia residents on how they can prevent Asian tiger mosquitoes from spreading Zika virus

Zika - 5 Minute Asian Tiger Guide Video - June 13, 2016
Video guide on how citizens can help control Asian tiger mosquito populations, and potentially Zika virus, around their homes

West Virginia

Zika Information for West Virginia - July 15, 2016
Dr. Rahul Gupta, Commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Bureau for Public Health, and State Health Officer, gives information about the Zika Virus in West Virginia

Zika Prevention Steps - July 15, 2016
Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources gives some steps to help individuals from getting the Zika virus

Zika and Pregnancy - July 15, 2016
Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Bureau for Public Health Commissioner for the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources talks about what women who are expecting or plan to become pregnant need to know about Zika and pregnancy

Zika and Travelers - July 15, 2016
Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Bureau for Public Health Commissioner under the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources gives steps travelers should take to help prevent getting the Zika virus

Wisconsin

Traveling to Visit Family or Friends? – July 2017
A flyer that provides quick facts and tips on how to stay safe while traveling to warmer destinations (Spanish version

You Would do Anything to Protect Your Family – July 2017
A flyer targeted to pregnant women or women who may become pregnant that provides tips on how to stay safe from Zika virus exposure and transmission (Spanish version)

 

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