In January, the CDC issued an Alert Level 2 - Practice Enhanced Precautions notice for travelers to countries affected by Zika virus. In February, this has been moved to Alert Level 1, the highest level, in anticipation of potential transmission to the Continental United States.
Please visit the Health Department Communicable Disease webpage for information and resources pertaining to the Zika Virus. When spending anytime outdoors, abroad or at home, be aware of disease carrying insects. Wear long sleeves and long pants in heavily affected areas and use EPA-registered insect repellent.