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Zika Virus

Zika virus is spread through mosquito bites of Aedes species mosquitoes. Outbreaks of Zika have occurred in Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Cases of Zika have been reported in returning travelers to the United States. For information on confirmed cases of Zika virus infection in Maryland, visit the Department of Health and Mental Hygeine, Zika Virus Information, link below.

To inquire further about the virus, or to report or discuss a health concern including what to do if bitten by a mosquito; symptoms of the virus and/or how to treat; health risks for pregnant women or information on prevalence of cases in Montgomery County, please contact the Disease Control Office in Public Health Services at the Department of Health and Human Services: 240.777.1755.

Please note, the department does not provide testing for the virus. Persons interested in being tested should consult a physician or walk in clinic. For additional information about the virus, please see the links below (CDC).

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