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Ticks carrying Lyme disease bacteria found in Rouge Valley

Posted on Thursday November 27, 2014

A Lyme disease advisory has been issued by Toronto, Durham, and York health units.

Blacklegged ticks have been found in the Rouge Valley, some of which have tested positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease.  View the news release on the Region of Durham website.

For information about ticks or Lyme disease in Durham Region please call the Environmental Help Line at 905.723.3818 or 1.888.777.9613 or visit the Region of Durham website.

Media Contact:
Lisa Sposito
The Regional Municipality of York
905.830.4444 ext. 74106