At the request of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, we are providing links and tools to inform the population of the risk associated with Lyme disease and how to protect themselves from ticks and to prevent infection.
Lyme disease is caused by a bacterium that is spread by the bite of an infected tick. It is no laughing matter—if not treated in time, it can lead to serious consequences, such as heart problems, arthritis, or nerve damage.
Fortunately, it’s easy to protect yourself against tick bites.
To know about protection measures read the following pages: