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COCA Now: April 11 - New Zika Virus Resources for Clinicians: American Academy of Pediatrics Video and April CDC Vital Signs

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Zika: Ten Tips for Pediatricians Supporting Families Video

Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) website to find videos with tips for pediatricians on how to provide psychosocial support for families affected by Zika:

https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Children-and-Disasters/Pages/Zika-Videos.aspx

Also available on AAP’s webpage are two videos for families concerned about Zika. The first video is in English and the second in Spanish.

April CDC Vital Signs

This month’s Vital Signs presents CDC’s latest findings on Zika virus infection during pregnancy and the critical need for pregnant women to continue taking steps to prevent exposure to Zika virus. The report also emphasizes the importance of healthcare providers screening all pregnant women for possible Zika virus exposure and testing and evaluating all infants born to women exposed to Zika.

CDC has also put together a digital press kit with quotes, images, and related resources on Zika prevention and care for pregnant women and infants.

Other Zika resources can be on found CDC’s Zika webpages for healthcare providers: https://www.cdc.gov/zika/hc-providers/index.html

Teleconference Details:

Join CDC subject matter experts and other public health professionals for a town hall teleconference.

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 PM (ET)

View the presentation and archived teleconference.

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