Below are resources that DHS recommends for local public health agencies and other partners looking to reach out to the public about Zika. Targeted messaging about Zika prevention and transmission for specific populations allows public health officials to reach a wider audience.
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Zika Fast Facts (PDF) A DHS resource created to be used on social media for a fast way to communicate facts about Zika in Wisconsin.
Pregnant and Worried about Zika? (PDF) A CDC resource showing how to assemble a Zika prevention kit if you are traveling to an area with active transmission of Zika.
What's an Imported Case? (PDF) A CDC one-page resource on what is considered an imported case.
Mosquito Bite Prevention in the United States (PDF) A CDC two-page resource providing general information on how to prevent mosquito bites.
Zika and Sexual Transmission: For People Whose Partner Traveled to an Area with Zika (PDF, 151 KB) A CDC one-page fact sheet providing information on how to prevent Zika transmission through sexual contact when a partner has traveled to an area with active Zika transmission.
LGBT Community: How to Protect Yourselves From Zika (PDF, 503 KB) A CDC fact sheet that provides information for LGBT communities regarding sexual transmission of the Zika virus.
Top 5 Things to know about Zika (PDF) A CDC infographic with risk communication messages regarding Zika virus.
Zika Virus: Recommendations for Persons Who may have been Exposed. A DHS fact sheet targeted toward individuals who may have been exposed to Zika.
Wisconsin Guidance for Clinicians Presentation. DHS presentation on guidance directed toward clinicians. Topics include: clinical outcomes, testing for Zika, pregnancy related procedures. Given on August 31, 2016.
Counseling Travelers of Reproductive Age (PDF) A CDC guide for health professionals that describes recommendations for women and men who may be traveling to areas with active Zika transmission.
College Spring Break (PDF) A CDC fact sheet about staying safe while on spring break in areas with Zika virus.
Ideas for Talking to Your Children about Zika (PDF) A CDC fact sheet for parents on how to explain Zika to their children.
Zika Activity Book: For Kids in the US (PDF) A CDC designed activity book for children in the US that provides coloring and matching activities about mosquito bite prevention.
"Planning to Get Away for Spring Break?" P-01695B (PDF) A DHS flyer provides quick facts and tips on how to stay safe while traveling to warmer destinations.
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Travelers can Protect Themselves from Zika (PDF, 232 KB) A CDC poster providing instructions for a prevention kit for travelers while they are traveling.