Zika Resources

ACOG Zika Webpage

This webpage is a resource summary for Zika information from ACOG, the CDC, and other organizations.

US Pregnancy Registry State Contact List for Ob-Gyns (ACOG members only)

This list of state contacts for the US Zika Pregnancy Registry was provided to ACOG by the CDC to better facilitate Zika reporting.

ACOG and HHS: Zika 101 for Clinicians Informational Video Series

These videos, the result of a partnership between ACOG President, Dr. Tom Gellhaus, and US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, offer the latest guidance on the virus for providers, as well as information for women who are pregnant or may want to become pregnant.  The videos cover topics such as Zika's signs and symptoms, preventive measures, how to advise women looking to become pregnant, and recommendations on Zika testing.

ACOG LARC Program: Biting Back - Contraception and Zika Prevention Webinar

The latest guidance on Zika and the role of contraception, including Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) methods, is discussed during the ACOG LARC Program’s free, open-access webinar led by Melissa Kottke, MD, MPH, MBA. Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the current understanding of Zika activity and sequelae
  • Describe strategies for Zika prevention
  • Outline the latest guidance surrounding Zika in the family planning setting, including the role LARC methods can play

CDC & HHS Resources

CDC Zika Virus Website

This is the main webpage maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) containing information about the Zika virus, its prevention, current areas with active Zika transmission, and more.

CDC: Fact Sheet - Increasing Access to Contraception in the Context of Zika Preparedness

This fact sheet summarizes seven strategies for increasing access to contraception in the context of Zika preparedness. These state- and jurisdiction-level strategies include training healthcare providers on current insertion and removal techniques for LARC, supporting youth-friendly reproductive health services, and engaging smaller or rural facilitates and community health centers.

CDC: Zika Pregnancy Registry Hotline for Healthcare Providers

Ob-gyns can contact the CDC Zika Pregnancy Hotline at 770-488-7100 or ZikaPregnancy@cdc.gov for any concerns related to clinical management or the US Zika Pregnancy Registry.

FPNTC: Providing Family Planning Care for Non-Pregnant Women and Men of Reproductive Age in the Context of Zika - A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers

This page from the Family Planning National Training Center (FPNTC) contains various resources based on the Zika toolkit developed by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA). The toolkit and related resources are designed to help providers of family planning services in a variety of settings educate their non-pregnant clients about the risk of Zika infection. Information is based on current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance and the toolkit is composed of the following components:

  • Core information about Zika virus and its implications for women's and men's family planning needs
  • Guidance for healthcare providers on counseling non-pregnant women about family planning in the context of Zika
  • Guidance for healthcare providers on counseling men about family planning in the context of Zika
  • Links to CDC's clinical recommendations about Zika and other relevant resourcesJob aids and client handouts
  • Outreach materials

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