Texas has had 31 confirmed cases of Zika virus disease. The following Texas County has reported cases of Zika infection; Bexar, Dallas, Denton, Fort Bend, Grayson, Harris, Tarrant, Travis, and Wise. Of those, 30 were in travelers who were infected aboard and diagnosed after they returned home. There are reports that Zika virus is primarily spread through blood transfusion and sexual contact. Jim Wells County Safety Department and The Texas Department of State Health Services are encouraging people to follow travel precautions for regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing.