During 2016, there were several cases of Zika in the Miami-Dade area in an extremely small geographic area. There were no locally-acquired cases of Zika virus transmission in Charlotte County, Florida. This includes Punta Gorda, Englewood-Cape Haze, Port Charlotte, Placida, Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, El Jobean, Little Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key and Palm Island.
The Florida Department of Health has requested that all consumer questions continue to be directed to the state Zika Virus Information Hotline at 855-622-6735.
Center for Disease Control: