Cattaraugus County Public Health: Prevent, Promote, Protect

Director: Dr. Kevin Watkins

P: 1-800-251-2584

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Lyme Disease and Tick Information


During the warmer seasons of Spring and Summer, more people will be enjoying the outdoors and with that, an increased chance of running into a tick. These tiny bugs  can distribute diseases such as Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Lyme Disease Fact Sheet on the NYSDOH

Be Tick Free

Tick & Lyme Disease information page contains information on Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases, Tick and Insect Repellents, Tick Identification service and has documents and posters for printing.


Your pets and tick borne diseases

Preventing ticks on your pets page contains information on tick borne disease that may affect your pet, and how to prevent your pet from getting tick bites.


How To Remove A Tick

Download the PDF of the above Lyme Disease Alert graphic

For more information on Lyme Disease please visit the following website:

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Cattaraugus County Health Department Public Health for Healthy Communities

For more information about the Cattaraugus County Health Department services, please call us in Olean Toll-Free 1-800-251-2584

Hours: 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday-Friday except on holidays at all locations

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