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Zika Virus Disease

Guidelines for Reporting, Testing, and Preventing Infection in Travelers

The Zika Virus Disease (or Zika) is a mosquito-borne disease that typically occurs in tropical Africa and southeast Asia. In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO) reported the first local (autochthonous) transmission of Zika in the Americas. As of December 2015, thirteen countries and territories in the South and Central American and Caribbean region have reported autochthonous transmission, including Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Suriname and Venezuela.

In late December 2015, the NJDOH identified New Jersey's first laboratory-confirmed case of Zika in a Bergen county woman exposed in Colombia. While there is no local public health risk associated with this travel-related case of Zika, the NJDOH is sending this message to local health departments (LHDs) and health care providers to increase awareness of the risk of Zika in travelers to South and Central America and the Caribbean. [Read More]

Zika Virus Disease Resources:
NJDOH - Zika Virus
CDC - Zika Virus
CDC - Fact Sheet & Posters
CDC adds countries to interim travel guidance related to Zika virus
CDC - Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA)
MMW Report - Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During a Zika Virus Outbreak - United States, 2016 (includes testing algorithm)


School Nurse contact info:  Lisa Gillespie