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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

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.

Be Tick Free

A Guide for Preventing Lyme Disease be sure to download the Be Tick Free PDF for easy printing.

How To Remove A Tick

Graphic explaining 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:  http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/index.htm

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