Website: Zika Care Connect

Apr 24, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and hosted and maintained by the March of Dimes, the Zika Care Connect (ZCC) website helps families affected by Zika find information and specialty healthcare professionals who match their unique needs (e.g., location, language, insurance). ZCC also allows healthcare professionals to access patient education materials and identify other specialists that care for families affected by Zika. All information on healthcare professionals is publicly available and/or submitted voluntarily and updated directly by the participating healthcare professionals. ZCC currently is focused on 10 areas in the United States and its territories with a high number of reported Zika cases. If you live outside of these areas, contact your state/territorial health department or the ZCC HelpLine to learn about resources and information specific to your area.

The ZCC website features information to help pregnant women and families find the appropriate healthcare professional and resources that can address their specific needs, including:

  • Healthcare Professional Network – a searchable database of healthcare specialists who provide care for pregnant women and infants affected by Zika
    • Healthcare specialties include maternal-fetal medicine, mental health, audiology, radiology, pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric neurology, developmental pediatrics, infectious disease, and endocrinology
  • HelpLine – a call line staffed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET by professionals who can help answer questions and provide referrals to healthcare professionals in the Zika Care Connect network
  • Downloadable Materials for Patients, Families, and Healthcare Professionals – fact sheets, charts, checklists and other documents about Zika
  • Frequently Asked Questions – answers to common questions about Zika and Zika Care Connect

NACCHO encourages our members to explore the resources and information available on the Zika Care Connect website and share this new resource broadly throughout your networks.


637020799465370000

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

More posts by Kim Rodgers

0 Comments

Related Posts

George t roberts jr head shot 11
  • Press Release

Texas Local Public Health Leader George T. Roberts, Jr....

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

Texas Local Public Health Leader George T. Roberts, Jr....

Jennifer kertanis headshot 24152456360
  • Press Release

Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C....

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Connecticut Local Public Health Leader Jennifer C....

Sandra Ford in doctors coat
  • Press Release

Georgia Public Health Official Sandra Elizabeth Ford,...

Washington, DC, July 2, 2020—The National Association of County and City Health...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Georgia Public Health Official Sandra Elizabeth Ford,...

Medium LMH IMG 6212
  • Press Release

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon...

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has...

Jul 02, 2020 | nacchovoice

North Carolina Local Public Health Leader Lisa Macon...

Blacks and Coronavirus
  • Press Release

NACCHO Data Lab Update Allows for Quick Assessment of...

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Jul 02, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

NACCHO Data Lab Update Allows for Quick Assessment of...

Tracie 696x696
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Alternate Care Site Toolkit

ASPR TRACIE has released an updated Alternate Care Site Toolkit to help address...

Jul 02, 2020 | Beth Hess

Alternate Care Site Toolkit

  • Vector Control

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering...

Tick-borne diseases are increasingly threatening the health of people in the...

Jul 01, 2020 | Danielle Chatelain

The Fight Against Tick-Borne Disease: How Partnering...

  • Climate Change
  • Research & Reports

New Research Brief from Climate Central -“Seniors at...

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger...

Jul 01, 2020 | Anu Varma

New Research Brief from Climate Central -“Seniors at...

Injection
  • Press Release

Report From the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 Response...

Today, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO),...

Jun 30, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

Report From the Field: The Impact of COVID-19 Response...

Back to Top