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Lyme Disease (cont.)

Self-Care at Home

Health departments in areas with high rates of infection have undertaken campaigns to raise public awareness of Lyme disease.

  • It is known that certain outdoor areas are highly infested with deer ticks and should be avoided if possible -- these include woods and brush areas.
  • Generally, the tick counts on suburban lawns are much lower.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014
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