Zika Virus Alert

PLANNING A TRIP TO A TROPICAL DESTINATION?

Avoid Mosquito Bites to Avoid the Zika Virus

If you’ve watched the news recently, you may have seen reports of the rapidly spreading Zika virus. Although this virus has now reached pandemic levels in various countries around the world, to date no infections have originated in the United States.

Even so, because of the rapid spread of the virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel alert for all US travelers heading to Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, and South America. In particular, the CDC urges women who are pregnant, trying to conceive, or think they may be pregnant to avoid travel to these areas.

Read the full Lockton alert here

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Eric is a Producer at Lockton Insurance Brokers, Inc., the world’s largest privately held commercial broker. Eric has over 23 years of experience in the insurance industry and has spent the last 11 years with Lockton. Eric specializes in Health & Welfare Benefits, Retirement Planning, and Executive Benefits. Eric's clients utilize his expertise in the areas of Plan Due Diligence, Transaction Structure, Fiduciary Oversight, Investment Design, Compliance and Vendor negotiation to improve the operational & financial outcome for each client. The Benefit Blog is a place to share that expertise and industry news.
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