Public Health Agency of Canada – Working for Canadians

Working for Canadians

A new online space where you will find stories on how PHAC is tackling serious public health issues to keep Canadians safe and healthy.

This month, learn more about some of the ways the Public Health Agency is educating Canadians about Lyme and tick-borne disease.

Tick-Tock: Time is of the essence with Lyme disease and climate change

Lyme disease is on the rise in Canada. Discover why climate change is contributing to the surge in cases of this tick-borne infection.

Lyme disease video: Enjoy the outdoors, without a tick

The best way to protect yourself against Lyme disease is to avoid tick bites. Watch this video to find out how to protect yourself and your family.

Lyme disease


Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent Lyme disease.


Lyme disease awareness resources

Protect your loved ones from tick bites and Lyme disease. Share these resources today!

National Microbiology Lab

Take a look inside Public Health Agency of Canada's world-class research facility and see how its scientists confront public health threats such as Ebola, Zika and SARS.

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