Zika Virus and Resources  

Aedes Mosquito

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 Virus
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Zika & Pregnancy
Mosquito 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:

  • Enjoy your Vacation
  • Pregnant? Read this before you travel
  • Mosquito Bite Prevention for Travelers
  • Zika and Sex: Information for men with pregnant partners living in areas with Zika

Additional CDC infographics on Zika are also available - (Click here to access site)