Tick Related Diseases

Doctor removing a tick with tweezers from skin of patientTick 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. For financial assistance with managing your condition, see our page on Free & Discounted Services.

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Resources selected by Allison Matthews, SEAHEC Medical Library, New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Last reviewed May 6, 2022

Last updated August 26, 2022 at 6:46 pm