Zika Virus

Instructions for testing through NYC DOHMH

Pre-approval is required for NYC residents that would like to be tested for Zika through NYC DOHMH

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



Additional Resources

DOHMH Clinical Guidance

Laboratory Testing

Zika in Pregnancy

Blood Donation

Travelers' Health Information

Resources for Patient Education

Call 311 to order copies of the Pregnancy Travel Warning poster, available in all translated languages.

More Zika Info