Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Did You Know? - Assessing pregnant women for Zika

Friday - Aug 19, 2016

As of August 2016, more than 1,000 pregnant women in US states and territories showed laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection, which can cause birth defects.

CDC recommends that all pregnant women in US states and territories be assessed for Zika virus exposure at each prenatal care visit.

CDC tools and guidance to help them talk with pregnant patients about Zika.

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