Zika Virus Resources

Zika Virus Resources

The clinical and epidemiologic information about Zika Virus is rapidly evolving. Below you will find a list of websites and resources with the most up-to-date information regarding the infection.

Texas Department of State Health Services

Webinar:

The Department of State Health Services has prepared a recorded webinar on the Zika Virus Disease by Dr. John Hellerstedt, DSHS Commissioner. The presentation includes information relevant to Texas providers on Zika incidence, distribution of the disease, modes of transmission, strategies to prevent transmission, and symptoms. The webinar is available at the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8161720267219366915

Toolkit:

The Texas Department of State Health Services has developed a Zika Communications Toolkit. The Toolkit includes a variety of both English and Spanish free materials, including fact sheets, posters and push cards for all Texans, pregnant women, travelers and people who work outdoors. Materials are available for download on the Texas Zika website at www.texaszika.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide frequent updates regarding Zika virus infections.

Zika Virus Disease

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/about/index.html

Zika Guidance for Healthcare Providers

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/index.html

Zika Virus Information for Pregnant Women

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/pregnancy/index.html

Zika Travel Information

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/zika-travel-information

Zika Virus locations

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/index.html

Zika Transmission

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/transmission/index.html

Controlling Mosquitoes

http://www.cdc.gov/zika/prevention/controlling-mosquitoes-at-home.html

American Medical Association

The AMA will update this resource center regularly to provide information to the public, physicians and other health care workers as they seek to learn more.

Website: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/public-health/zika-resource-center.page

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Website: http://immunizationforwomen.org/providers/Zika-Virus-Updates

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Website: https://www.smfm.org/education/zika

American Academy of Pediatrics

Website: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Children-and-Disasters/Pages/ZikaVirus.aspx

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