Category: Public Health
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) collects, compiles, and analyzes information on mosquito-borne disease activity in New York State (NYS) and produces this weekly report during the mosquito season. Data in this report reflects testing performed by both NYSDOH’s Wadsworth Center Laboratories (WC) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYCDOHMH) Public Health Laboratory (PHL). Reports are generally issued on Wednesdays and reflect data reported through the previous Saturday.
460 days ago
 
The CDC has been informed by the State of Florida that Zika virus infections in four people were likely caused by bites of local Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. The CDC is closely coordinating with Florida officials who are leading the ongoing investigations, and at the state's request, sent CDC medical epidemiologist to provide additional assistance.
478 days ago
 
The federal government is working with international public health partners and state departments to work on the alertness of the zika virus. You should also know the symptoms for the virus as stated below. Take necessary precautions when traveling to areas that are prone to the virus.
492 days ago
 
New York State has devised a 6-step action plan for Zika Virus and how to prevent the exposure to the virus.
499 days ago
 
ZikaVirus: Update for Healthcare Providers of Pregnant Women and Women of Reproductive Age in New York State
499 days ago
 
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