University Statement: Zika Virus

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is continually monitoring reports of the Zika outbreak in the United States and is taking proactive steps to keep its students, staff and faculty safe and informed.

University and campus representatives are consulting regularly with county public officials and health experts where it has residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., as well as monitoring Worldwide Campus locations globally.

The University is following guidance from the county and state Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Embry-Riddle has not identified any locations on its campuses where mosquitoes appear to be breeding or congregating.

For more information or questions, please contact your campus Health & Wellness Center or go to the links provided below.

Daytona Beach Campus Health & Wellness Center

Prescott Campus Health & Wellness Center

Volusia County (Daytona Beach Campus location)

Yavapi County (Prescott Campus location)

Florida Department of Health - Zika Homepage

Arizona Department of Health – Zika Homepage

Centers for Disease Control - Zika Homepage



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