Educational Information for our Visitors, Residents & Employees
Greater Miami and The Beaches Travel and Tourism Industry
Due to a small cluster outbreak of locally-acquired Zika, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an advisory for pregnant women traveling to a small neighborhood in Miami-Dade County. The area under investigation is approximately one square mile of Miami-Dade County’s more than 2,400 square miles in the area north of Downtown Miami between Biscayne Boulevard to the east; NW 5th Avenue to the west; 20th Street on the south; and 38th Street on the North. For more information and daily updates, visit http://www.miamiandbeaches.com/travel-advisory-information
Please see below and linked useful information from Miami Dade County Mosquito Control Operations Solid Waste Management Department and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for your staff to share with our visitors, residents & employees. This information is both in English and Spanish.
Florida Department of Health Miami Dade County: http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/infectious-disease-services/disease-control/disease-control-general-information.html
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): http://www.cdc.gov/zika/index.html
We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as it evolves. However, we would also like to know if you are experiencing any disruptions in business or cancellations because of the situation. Please email Partner@GMCVB.com any details you can provide and feel free to forward any emails that you may be receiving from your customers, be it for leisure or group.
|William D. Talbert III, CDME
President & CEO
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau
President & CEO
Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association