CDC Expands Guidance For Travel & Testing Of Pregnant Women, Women Of Reproductive Age, & Their Partners For Zika Virus Infection In Miami-Dade, Florida


Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network 

August 19, 2016, 1515 ET (3:15 PM ET) 

CDC Expands Guidance for Travel and Testing of Pregnant Women, Women of Reproductive Age, and Their Partners for Zika Virus Infection Related to Mosquito-borne Zika Virus Transmission in Miami-Dade, Florida 


CDC has previously issued travel, testing, and other guidance for local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission (active Zika virus transmission) for a one-square-mile area in the Wynwood area of Miami that the Florida Department of Health (FL DOH) identified. The guidance for those who live in or traveled to this area any time after June 15, 2016, remains in effect. 

FL DOH continues to investigate active Zika virus transmission in South Florida. Investigation has revealed a new area of active transmission in a 1.5-square-mile section of Miami Beach. In addition, FL DOH has identified multiple other individual instances of mosquito-borne Zika virus infection and an increase in travel-related cases. 

Read the full Health Advisory here (PDF file).