Category: Zika

Hurricanes and Zika

Hurricanes and Zika

Our hearts go out to all those experiencing the devastating effects of the recent hurricanes. In the days after a hurricane when there is widespread f ...
Diagnosed with Zika? Help is available

Diagnosed with Zika? Help is available

Have you or your partner been diagnosed with Zika virus? Did you receive a positive Zika test while pregnant? Do you have a baby with Zika? If you ans ...
How to prevent mosquito bites

How to prevent mosquito bites

The most common way for Zika to spread is through the bite of an infected mosquito. So the best way to protect yourself is to avoid mosquito bites. Ju ...
Men and Zika

Men and Zika

Women are not the only ones who need to be concerned about Zika. Men need to be aware of how their exposure to Zika may affect their unborn baby. Zika ...
Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Get outdoors but know how to protect yourself

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day. Now that the weather has warmed up, getting outside is a welcomed change in most parts of the country. But g ...
Zika in New York City

Zika in New York City

If you live in the New York City area, you may have seen or heard the advertisements about the Zika virus. There has been an increase in the number ...
The latest Zika news:  pregnant women still need to take precautions

The latest Zika news: pregnant women still need to take precautions

Just when you may have thought that Zika was a thing of the past, a new report provides a wake-up call. Here are the facts: Last year in the U ...
Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

Zika travel guidance – an update and helpful tools

The CDC recently updated its Zika travel guidance. March is a time when many people get away from the snow, ice and cold and thaw out in the sunshine ...
Zika and sperm – a new concern

Zika and sperm – a new concern

The latest news about the Zika virus is that there is a potential risk that some semen donated to sperm banks in South Florida might be contaminated w ...
Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Is the Zika virus affecting babies in the U.S.?

Short answer…Yes. The CDC just released a report that measured the number of brain related birth defects in the U.S. before and after the arrival o ...