Avoiding Tick-borne diseases
Last year over 20,000 people in Connecticut were infected with
Lyme disease from tick bites according to State and Federal Public Health
officials. Other tick-borne diseases, such as Babesiosis
and Powassan encephalitis, are also on the rise in the Northeast. Public Works, Park & Recreation, summer camp counselors and
campers, athletic coaches and athletes, and other public school employees who work out-of-doors may be exposed to tick bites and the
diseases they carry this summer.
Ways of avoiding tick bites include --
Contact your CIRMA Risk Management Consultant to learn more about our programs.
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