Zika virus disease is an arboviral infection and, as such, is a reportable condition in Virginia. Healthcare providers should report suspected or confirmed Zika virus infection cases to their local health department to facilitate diagnosis and mitigate the risk of local transmission.
When to test pregnant women:
Follow latest CDC recommendations for testing
Clinical guidance for pregnant women:
CDC recommends that pregnant women should NOT travel to areas with Zika outbreaks. Additionally, pregnant women should talk with a health care provider to carefully consider the risks and possible consequences of travel to other areas of risk of Zika. Health care providers should counsel women and their partners about the risks of Zika virus transmission through sex and to take travel risks into consideration when trying to conceive.