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Zika Virus

Zika is a disease caused by a virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito.

The Health Department is working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide guidance and education to health professionals and the general public regarding the Zika virus, with a focus on the impact of the virus on those who live in Northern Kentucky.

Current numbers
Updated Aug. 22, 2017

Screened by
Health Department staff
Approved for testing Confirmed cases
157 102 5

Zika fact sheet

Information for specific groups

Women who are currently pregnant

Couples who plan to get pregnant: Recommendations from CDC


Health care providers


Fact sheets

Zika travel fact sheet Enjoy your vacation: Information for travelers Zika pregnancy fact sheet Pregnant? Protect Your Prgenancy

Spanish version
Mosquito bite prevention poster Poster: Mosquito bite prevention starts with you    

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Mosquito prevention (Note: If you would like a Health Department staff member to speak on mosquito prevention or another Zika-related topic, please email a request to

Other organizations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Zika home page
Kentucky for Department for Public Health: Zika virus