At Westchester Health, we want all of our patients and their families to be healthy, happy and strong. Yet an ongoing serious threat to public health and safety is the Zika virus, which is why we have created a very informative 27-minute video featuring Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician with our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, and Tiffany Werbin-Silver, MD, FACOG, OB/GYN with Westchester Health. They discuss the Zika virus in depth, how it is contracted, how to avoid getting it, and how to get tested for it. Dr. Alan Siegel of Health iQ is the host.
If you’re pregnant, or trying to get pregnant, I’m sure the Zika virus is weighing heavily on your mind right now, and with good reason. The mosquito-borne virus is all over the headlines with its potentially devastating consequences for pregnant women and their babies. And every day, it seems, cases of Zika turn up in another country, including recently in the U.S. Here at Westchester Health, we believe it’s crucial to arm yourself with information and up-to-date instructions for avoiding Zika rather than relying on heresay and scare tactics. That’s why we’ve compiled here in one place what you need to know so you can steps to protect yourself and your family.
The recent outbreak of Zika virus infections is all over the news right now. Recently, there have been growing reports of cases in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Learn the symptoms, causes and how to prevent contracting the Zika virus in the latest blog by Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatrician Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP.