Reporting & Services

Zika Virus

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

Print or share Zika Virus Testing for NYC Residents: Quick Reference Guide for Providers (PDF).

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.

CDC Reports & Guidelines

DOHMH Resources for Patients

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

Blood Donation

Travelers’ Health Provider Information

More Zika Information


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