Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Zika Information

On February 3, 2016, the Florida Surgeon General declared a public health emergency in response to several travel-related cases of the Zika virus in Florida.

For general information regarding the Zika virus, visit FloridaHealth.gov or call the Florida Department of Health’s Hotline at 1-855-622-6735.

While the Florida Department of Health is the lead agency in this public health emergency, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is supporting response efforts by doing the following:

  • Monitoring mosquito control activities across the state and notifying local mosquito control districts of arbovirus activity or events;
  • Providing technical assistance to mosquito control districts and the Department of Health; and
  • Identifying resources to conduct incident-related mosquito control efforts.

Arbovirus Guidelines for Mosquito Control Programs

FDACS Press Releases Regarding Zika

More Zika Resources