The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association (RVNA) is holding an education event on the topic of the Zika virus just in time for the summer travel season. “Zika Awareness: What You Need to Know” will be held on Thursday, May 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the RVNA office, 27 Governor Street.

Attendees will learn all about this mosquito-borne illness, such as who is at risk, how it is transmitted, the symptoms, and precautions that may help a person avoid contracting it. This event is free and open to the public. To register, call RVNA at 203-438-5555.