Date Sent: 09/12/2016 03:05 PM EDT
Sender: Michigan Health Alert Network
Subject: Zika Resources and Weekly Call Reminder with Agenda
Zika Conference Call Agenda
September 14, 2106, 10-11 am
The mosquitoes that transmit Zika virus are not in Michigan. Several counties in the state are conducting mosquito surveillance for Aedes vectors of Zika, as of September 8, 2016 none have been detected.
Michigan will continue to identify cases of Zika virus in residents who travel to areas where Zika virus is being transmitted locally
Additional Zika Resources:
Back to school: Get books not bites!
Protect your kids from mosquito bites! Use EPA-registered insect repellent with DEET, picaridin, IR3535, or oil of lemon eucalyptus or para-menthane-diol.
Listen here for how kids can protect themselves from mosquito bites.
Click here to learn how our friends at Sesame Street keep mosquitoes away!
Click here for a Zika Activity Book for kids and students (en español).
Keep your workplace safe!
No populations of Zika virus mosquitoes have been identified in the state, however mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis occur yearly in Michigan.
Employers and workers, you share responsibility for keeping your workplace safefrom mosquito-borne diseases.
Working outside? Click here to learn more about protecting yourself while outdoors.
LGBT community: How to protect yourselves from ZikaLearn more about how you and your partner can protect yourselves from Zika.
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