Reporting & Services
Pre-approval required for each NYC resident tested for Zika
Call 866-692-3641, Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to:
For urgent matters, such as abnormal fetus/infant of an exposed woman, or Guillain-Barré syndrome in an exposed person, call 866-692-3641 at any time.
Who to Test
- Pregnant women (symptomatic or not) potentially exposed to Zika virus through travel or sexual exposure
- People with compatible symptoms and exposure to Zika virus
- Fetus or infant with suspected or confirmed microcephaly or intracranial calcifications (diagnosed prenatally or at birth) whose mother was exposed to Zika virus as defined below
- A person with Guillain-Barré syndrome and exposure to Zika virus
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DOHMH Clinical Guidance
Public Health Laboratory Testing
DOHMH Health Alerts and Advisories
NY State Department of Health Alerts and Advisories
NYS testing guidelines apply to non-NYC residents.
- NYS DOH Zika Virus website
- Health Advisory: Expansion of Zika Virus Testing to Pregnant Women Who Had Unprotected Sex With A Partner Who Traveled to An Area With Active Mosquito-borne Transmission of Zika Virus - March 10, 2016 (PDF)
- Heatlh Advisory: Zika Virus Testing Process - February 9, 2016 (PDF)
- Health Advisory: Zika Virus Testing Now Available to All Pregnant Women in New York State - February 4, 2016 (PDF)
- Informational Message: Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women During A Zika Virus Outbreak - January 20, 2016 (PDF)
- Health Advisory: Zika Virus - January 16, 2016 (PDF)
- Webinar: Zika Virus Testing for Health Care Providers - February 17, 2016 (PDF, 2.5MB)
- Webinar: Zika Virus - Information for Collection Sites - February 12, 2016 (PDF, 700KB)
- Webinar: Zika Virus Testing for Local Health Departments - February 10, 2016(PDF, 2.5MB)
- Webinar: Zika Virus - What New York State Clinicians Need to Know - February 1, 2016 (PDF, 900KB)
CDC Reports & Guidelines
DOHMH Resources for Patients
Call 311 to order copies of the Pregnancy Travel Warning poster, available in all translated languages.
Travelers’ Health Provider Information
More Zika Information
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