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Tag: Zika

Statement about Mosquito Spraying in Alexandria

From Lynne Saddler, MD, MPH, District Director of Health: “The Northern Kentucky Health Department is working diligently to prevent the spread of the Zika virus and protect the health of all Northern Kentuckians, but especially those who are most vulnerable to the complications of Zika—pregnant women and their babies. Since Zika is primarily spread through […]

NKY Traveler Tests Positive for Zika Virus

With the first case of Zika virus in Northern Kentucky recently confirmed in a Boone County man, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is urging residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. The infected individual has a history of travel to an area where Zika virus has been found, and was diagnosed […]