Awareness is key to Lyme disease prevention.


What you can do to protect against Lyme disease

Like anything else awareness is key to prevention. Unfortunately, there is low public and physician Lyme disease awareness and many misconceptions about the truth of this disease, how under calculated and widespread it really is. Thus, making testing and treatment protocols ineffective.

Ticks are everywhere. To lower your odds of contraction and Lyme disease prevention, avoid contact with ticks and immediately remove any ticks that latch on and follow-up with immediate treatment.

Avoid high-risk areas

Ticks hibernate near the ground, in leaves, grasses, bushes and fallen branches and logs. Stay on cleared paths during hikes, avoid walking through wooded areas.