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Tick Related Diseases

Tick bites are a risk for any person or animal spending time outdoors in North Carolina. Many diseases are spread by these small bloodsucking parasites, such as Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and tularemia.  

Managing Tick Related Diseases

Managing Tick Related Diseases can be a confusing experience for newly diagnosed patients and their caregivers. To learn about the specific kinds of providers that might make up your health care team, as well as the services, programs, support groups, and organizations that can help you manage, visit the Managing Tick Related Diseases page.

Ask a Health Information Librarian

Librarians can help you find the health information you need!

Telephone: (919) 962-0800
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Support Groups & Forums

These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.

Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy.

The TickApp provides tick-related information, including identification, biology, prevention and protection, removal, and control and management. Free. Mobile website. 

Resources selected by Allison MatthewsSEAHEC Medical Library, New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Last reviewed: June 6, 2016

July 14, 2016 - 5:07pm