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

 PROTECT
 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

 

PROTECT
your environment

Get rid of all standing water outside

Use screens on windows and doors

Use insect sprays to
kill mosquitos

PROTECT
your family

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