Lyme disease

Learn about Lyme disease, its causes, symptoms, risks, treatment and prevention. Also find information on surveillance and guidance for health professionals.

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Causes

Explore the causes of Lyme disease, how it is spread and where it is found.

Symptoms

Learn about the symptoms, what to look for and what to do if you become ill.

Risks

Find out what the risks are and who is most at risk.

Treatment

Access information on how Lyme disease is diagnosed and treated.

Prevention

Learn how Lyme disease can be prevented.

Surveillance

Discover how Lyme disease is monitored.

Removing and submitting ticks for testing

Learn how to identify and remove a tick from your body, and how to submit it for identification and testing.

For Health professionals

Find detailed information for health professionals.

Awareness resources

Find resources to raise awareness about protecting yourself and others from Lyme disease.

The Federal Role in Lyme Disease

Understand how the Canadian government helps in the fight against Lyme disease

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