Center for Zoonotic and Vector-borne Diseases (CZVBD)

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Zoonotic Disease  

Tickborne Diseases​

KEEP TICKS OFF AND​ PREVENT TICKBORNE DISEASES

Tick exposure can occur year round but you can continue to enjoy the outdoors by protecting yourself, your family and your pets with some simple tips. Follow the link below.

RECOGNIZE THE SYMPTOMS OF DISEASES TRANSMITTED BY TICKS

Early symptoms of a tickborne disease include fever, headache, fatique and possible rash. See your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms after visiting potentially tick infested areas or getting a tick bite.

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TICKS OF INTEREST IN MARYLAND

Not every tick bite transmits disease, but it is important to recoginize ticks that commonly bite humans.

 TICK IDENTIFICATION 


DATA AND STATISTICS

PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTING

Like other reportable communicable diseases listed in COMAR 10.06.01.03, health care providers, hospitals and laboratory directors are required to report diagnosed or suspected cases of Lyme disease to the health officer or commissioner in the county where the provider cares for that person.

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