May 2017: Zika virus is an infectious disease that is transmitted to people by Aedes mosquitoes. These mosquitoes are not native to California. However, since 2011 they have been detected in several California Counties. To date, there have been no confirmed reports of Zika virus in El Dorado County. Local Public Health officials continue to monitor the situation.
For more information, please visit the following:
California Department of Public Health (CDPH) - Zika VirusCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Zika & PregnancyMosquito Bite Prevention
CDC Educational Materials
The CDC has downloadable fact sheets, flyers, posters and other educational materials in English and Spanish about Zika (Click here to access site). Suggested titles of materials on the CDC website include:
Additional CDC infographics on Zika are also available - (Click here to access site)