Zika Virus

2017 Update: Zika Interim Response Plan (CONUS & Hawaii)

On May 5, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the 2017 Zika Interim Response Plan for the continental United States (CONUS) and Hawaii. The new, more streamlined document is cross-linked to CDC’s…

Webinar: Preventing & Managing Congenital Zika and Congenital Syphilis Infections

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center for STI Prevention along with the STD/HIV Prevention Training Center at Johns Hopkins; the Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center; MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society; and​ MedChi’s ​Center for a Healthy Maryland ​are…

Apply for Zika Pregnancy and Birth Defects Local Health Department Field Support

This month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin soliciting a second round of applications from local health departments for supplemental field support in communities with pregnant women at significant risk for…

CDC Vital Signs: Update on Zika Virus–Associated Birth Defects

A new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presents the latest findings on Zika infection in pregnant women and babies and the importance of prevention and early care. This report…