While the Zika virus has been out of the media spotlight, the CDC continues to work diligently with other organizations to help keep us safe and aware. As of March 29, 2017, there have been 5,182 Zika cases reported in the United States (110 of these in Georgia). Over 4,000 of these cases were Continue reading
Last year, the Environmental Health and Safety Office kept you updated on the latest information concerning the Zika Virus. We will continue to do so through monthly posts on InsideMGA and the EHS webpage. The “10 Public Health Achievements in 2016 and Future Priorities” published by the CDC concerning the Zika Virus are outlined below. Continue reading
Because of the health effects caused by the Zika virus disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on February 1, 2016. We have been giving you periodic updates from the CDC on Zika – we want to remind everyone to please take proper precautions when enjoying the outdoors this summer.
While there are still no locally-acquired Zika cases in the US, about 500 travel-associated cases have been reported. Here’s more information to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
MGA’s Office of Risk Management has assembled a wealth of information on the Zika virus and how it can impact you.