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Zika Virus

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Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites.  The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.

Florida Department of Health Information on Zika virus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information on Zika virus

If you have questions about the disease, testing or guidance, please contact 941-624-7236 or 624-7241