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Last Updated April 24, 2013

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HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
Route 31 County Complex
6 Gauntt Place
PO Box 2900
Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
PHONE; 908-806-4570
FAX: 908-806-5503
George Wagner, Director
Tadhgh Rainey, Division Manager
Shu-Chen Chiang, Division Supervisor

HUNTERDON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
Public Health Nursing

  LYME DISEASE AND OTHER TICKBORNE DISEASE INVESTIGATIONS

Here in Hunterdon County, Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases are persistent public health threats. The county has been ranked among the top counties in the U.S. for confirmed cases of Lyme Disease. Working with county-based physicians, the Public Health Nursing Division investigates and documents all reported cases of Lyme disease.  This continuous monitoring assists in accurately measuring the trends and patterns of Lyme Disease incidence.

Case reports of other tick-borne diseases; Babesiosis, Erlichiosis and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; are also investigated by Division staff.

IT'S LYME TIME ... DAILY TICK CHECKS REDUCE YOUR RISKS
The highest risk for Lyme Disease is mid May through June. Protect yourself through frequent tick checks.

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OTHER TICK BORNE DISEASES

 

 

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