Zika Resources for Tribes

Zika virus disease is caused by the Zika virus and can be spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her baby. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects. Zika is not currently being spread by mosquitos in the continental United States. Below you’ll find some helpful resources for learning more about Zika.

CDC’s Zika Virus Website
Find the latest information related to Zika virus.

Zika Microsite
Host real-time CDC Zika Virus content on your website.

Dear Tribal Leader Letter pdf icon[PDF-529KB]
July 1, 2016

Mosquito Control: Potential Range in the US
View maps that show CDC’s best estimate of the potential range of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in the United States. These maps include areas where mosquitoes are or have been previously found. Maps are not meant to represent risk for spread of disease.

Tribal Healthcare Providers: How to Contribute pdf icon[PDF-2.3MB]
Learn about how to participate in CDC’s US Zika Pregnancy Registry, which collects information about pregnancy and infant outcomes among pregnant women with laboratory evidence of Zika virus infection.

All Tribes Zika Briefing Call
Listen to a recording of the call.external icon
The National Indian Health Board, in conjunction with CDC and the Association of American Indian Physicians, hosted a Zika briefing call for all tribes on March 22, 2016. Topics included vector issues, epidemiology and surveillance, pregnancy and birth defects, laboratory testing, traveler and border health, and blood safety.

Page last reviewed: December 21, 2018