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Dare 2B Tick Aware: Lyme Disease and Tick Seminar
06/13/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tick Awareness and Lyme Disease Education Seminar
WHAT IS LYME DISEASE?
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted to humans primarily through the bites of infected deer ticks. It is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the United States according to the CDC.
LYME DISEASE IN PA
Over the last five years PA ranked first for reported cases in the U.S.A. The PA Department of Health reports that there were 5758 confirmed and probable cases of Lyme in 2013 with 7,400 cases, a 25% increase, in 2014.
Learn how to prevent tick bites and Lyme/tick-borne diseases. Our seminars cover:
- Ticks and Tick-borne diseases
- Preventing tick bites
- Acting if bitten by a tick
- Recognizing early symptoms
- Seeking help if you get sick
- And much more