Get ZIKA Updates Before You Travel

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If you haven’t taken your spring break trip yet, and are heading out of the country, you may want to consider getting a Zika virus update before you go. Zika has been found in several popular vacation spots, and 17 Delawareans have already picked up the virus from mosquito bites when they traveled. DPH advices you to wear long sleeved shirts and pants in these areas and to stay in the air conditioning when possible. Use screen doors to keep mosquitos out. DPH is also offering you free CDC text messages that will tell you of Zika updates to your particular vacation spot. To get these updates, text PLAN to 855-255-5609.