The Idaho CMV Advocacy Project is dedicated to educating Idaho women and families about the risks of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) during pregnancy and prevention strategies.

CMV is a common virus of the herpes family that infects people of all ages.

CMV is one of the few viruses that can pass through  the placenta. Once infected, the virus can cause damage to the fetus’ brain, eyes and/or inner ears, as well as a variety of other disorders.


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CMV Awareness Month

While the Health Department is diligently working on creating CMV prevention materials, the Idaho CMV Advocacy Project is hard at work on their next project. Again, with the help of our legislature, we ware working on a resolution to recognize the month of June as CMV Awareness Month in Idaho. June has previously been deemed … Continue reading CMV Awareness Month

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