State and Local Health Departments

Key Health Department Actions

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State and local public health agencies can:

  • Test for Zika virus or work with CDC’s Arbovirus Diagnostic Laboratory to test for Zika virus when indicated.
  • Report laboratory-confirmed cases to CDC through ArboNET, the national surveillance system for arboviral disease.
  • Participate in the US Zika Pregnancy Registry.
  • Activate or enhance mosquito surveillance and control activities.
  • Implement strategies to increase access to long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
PDFs for State and Local Health Departments
Get the Zika Action Sheet Increasing Access to Contraception