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 investigates cases of Zika in residents of Northern Kentucky, and works to provide education about how to reduce the risk of exposure to the virus.

Current numbers

Updated March 26, 2018

  • Screened by Health Department staff: 203
  • Approved for testing: 112
  • Confirmed cases: 5

General information about Zika

Information for specific groups, including pregnant women, travelers and health care providers


Fact sheets


Other organizations