Zika Virus Information

Zika Virus Information

There have been many media reports about Zika Virus – a mosquito-borne illness that poses risk to those traveling to Africa, Asia and, more recently, Central and South America.

Although there is no risk of contracting the virus from mosquitos here in Alberta, it is important to be aware of the risk if traveling to or from Zika-affected countries and to take steps to protect yourself especially for pregnant women or those trying to conceive. Find out more information, up-to-date recommendations and tips on these websites: