Zika can cause severe birth defects in your unborn child if you’re infected while you’re pregnant.
There’s no vaccine to prevent Zika and no medicine to treat it.
Follow these simple steps at home and when traveling to places where Zika is a known risk.
USE YOUR MOSQUITO REPELLENT BENEFIT
your unborn child
Use mosquito repellent
Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants
Use condoms if you have sex with a person who has been to an area with Zika
Get rid of all standing water outside
Use screens on windows and doors
Use insect sprays to
Dress children in clothing that covers arms and legs
Apply insect repellent to children two months old and up
Cover cribs and strollers with mosquito netting