25 June 2013

• CTDPH: DPH: Take Steps to Prevent Tick Bites

“In Connecticut, the peak months for acquiring infections from ticks are May through July. Ticks in Connecticut can carry a variety of disease causing agents, including rickettsia, bacteria, and protozoa. People can become infected with more than one disease with just one tick bite.

”Tick-borne diseases found in Connecticut include Lyme disease, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.”

Read the full article at this link: CTDPH

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