Ticks and Lyme Disease

Remember to watch for ticks at this time of year!  Blacklegged (deer) ticks are important because they can carry Lyme Disease.  Continued surveillance activities conducted by Health Canada and the provinces remain important and you can help by identifying / removing / submitting your ticks!

Follow the links to learn more and to submit ticks if you live in British ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntario, or Quebec.

Figure 1. Screenshot of Health Canada’s map of Lyme disease endemic and risk areas in Canada as of 2016 (retrieved 24Apr2019).

Ticks and Lyme Disease

As the spring weather improves and people are active outdoors, remember to watch for ticks  Blacklegged (deer) ticks are important because they can carry Lyme Disease.  Continued surveillance activities conducted by Health Canada and the provinces remain important and you can help by identifying / removing / submitting your ticks!

Follow the links to learn more and to submit ticks if you live in British ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntario, or Quebec.

Figure 1. Screenshot of Health Canada’s map of Lyme disease endemic and risk areas in Canada as of 2016 (retrieved 24Apr2019).

Ticks and Lyme Disease

As the spring weather improves and people are active outdoors, remember to watch for ticks.  Blacklegged (deer) ticks are important because they can carry Lyme Disease.  Continued surveillance activities conducted by Health Canada and the provinces remain important and you can help by identifying / removing / submitting your ticks!

Follow the links to learn more and to submit ticks if you live in British ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntario, or Quebec.
Figure 1. Screenshot of Health Canada’s map of Lyme disease endemic and risk areas in Canada (retrieved 24May2018).

Ticks and Lyme Disease

As the spring weather improves and people are active outdoors, remember to watch for ticks.  Blacklegged (deer) ticks are important because they can carry Lyme Disease.  Continued surveillance activities conducted by Health Canada and the provinces remain important and you can help by identifying / removing / submitting your ticks!

Follow the links to learn more and to submit ticks if you live in British ColumbiaAlbertaSaskatchewanManitobaOntario, or Quebec.
Figure 1. Screenshot of Health Canada’s map of Lyme disease endemic and risk areas in Canada (retrieved 24May2018).

Weekly Update – Ticks and Lyme Disease

As the spring weather improves and people are active outdoors, remember to watch for ticks.  Blacklegged (deer) ticks are important because they can carry Lyme Disease.  Endemic and risk areas for Lyme disease have been mapped in Canada (Fig. 1).  Continued surveillance activities conducted by Health Canada and the provinces remain important and you can help by identifying / removing / submitting your ticks!

Follow the links to learn more and to submit ticks if you live in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, or Quebec.
Figure 1. Screenshot of Health Canada’s map of Lyme disease endemic and risk areas in Canada (retrieved 26May2017).