Healthcare Providers

New CDC Zika Testing Guidance

Based on the current global epidemiology of Zika and dengue viruses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended that state health departments and laboratories review and update their Zika virus testing practices. Routine serological testing for Zika virus is no longer recommended. Further details and changes that will affect the testing practices that we at the Alabama Department of Public Health recommend and provide are detailed below.

Provider Information and Guidance

Consultation and Testing ***New Process***

Zika Communication Toolkits - CDC Resources

These toolkits contain communication materials that can be tailored for various groups to use when preparing for local transmission of Zika virus in the United States.

Print Resources and Fact Sheets

Information for Providers with Pregnant Women

For questions or concerns regarding insect-borne disease in Alabama, see Contact Us, or email us at entomology@adph.state.al.us





Page last updated: September 20, 2021