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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.  

Ask a Health Information Librarian

Librarians can help you find the health information you need!

Telephone: (919) 962-0800
Text/SMS: (919) 584-5931

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. 

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.

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

Last reviewed: November 3, 2015

November 4, 2015 - 8:58am