Information for Parents
Since 2018, no local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in the continental United States.
If you are traveling outside of the continental United States, see Zika Travel Information to learn about your destination.
Prevent mosquito bites when traveling:
- Use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellent to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites.
- Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants
- Treat clothing and gear with permethrin or buy permethrin-treated clothing and gear.
Quelle: CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention)