Lyme Disease Fact Sheet - June 2016

Lyme Disease is an infectious disease caused by bacteria (Borrelia burgdorferi) transmitted by the young (nymph) and adult deer tick (Ixodes scapularis).  It can cause symptoms affecting the skin, nervous system, heart and/or joints of an individual.

To lean more about lyme disease, symptoms, and prevention click on the picture below to download the fact sheet.  To learn how to remove a tick, click here.

 

Department: Health

Filed under: fact sheet, Diseases

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