Zika Virus

Centers for Disease Control’s information on Zika Virus

World Health Organization’s information on Zika Virus

AAPCO, ASPCRO, and NASDA are collaboratively discussing the possible impacts of Zika Virus on state pesticide programs.  Information gathering, resource identification, possible staff and program impacts, priority setting, spread of the virus, education and outreach, and government and commercial public health vector control capacity are areas currently being investigated.

AAPCO members whose states have developed a State Plan to address Zika are encouraged to share their plans with other states here.  Please send sharable state plans to Amy Bamber, AAPCO-SFIREG Executive Secretary: aapco.sfireg@gmail.com

Examples of Current State Zika Managment Plans

Virgina:  State Managment Plan

Education and Outreach Materials

Florida:  http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/zika-virus/

Georgia: Press release to inform citizens

Virginia: State zika website

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is comprised of state health departments, who are typically the ‘lead’ for public health issues within states.  ASTHO has created a Top Questions on Zika: Simple Answers document for use in discussing Zika Virus.