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May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month


Article Source:  Mosquito & Vector Control Association of California

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month

Nymphal Ixodes pacificus are most active in the spring and early summer in California. These tiny ticks pose a greater risk of transmitting Lyme disease.

 

Messaging and resources to share in May:

 

    Social media:

    Lyme disease messaging – CDPH Toolkit or MVCAC PR Google Drive

    Nymphal tick messaging – MVCAC PR Google Drive

 

    Brochures (available to order):

    Lyme Disease in California (English Spanish)

    Prevent Tick Bites – Prevent Disease (English Spanish)

 

    Weblinks:

    CDPH Lyme Disease webpage

    CDPH Tick-Borne Disease Prevention webpage

    CDPH Ticks & Tick-Borne Diseases webpage


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