Chikungunya

Chikungunya is a disease caused by a virus spread by mosquitoes. It most often occurs in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Pacific Islands. Travel-associated cases have occurred in the United States. Symptoms include fever, joint pain, headache, muscle pain and rash.

Report suspected or confirmed cases within 3 business days.

Call (360) 414-5599 x 6431 during business hours, (360) 636-9595 after hours.

Chikungunya Information for Healthcare Providers

Background information on the virus.

CDC Chikungunya Virus Page

Chikungunya virus website with details on prevention, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment.