Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session

Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session

The Rotary Club of Manchester Vermont Proudly Presents Printable flyer is here: GUFL 2016 Pat Smith Presentation Pat Smith President of the Lyme Disease Association Lyme Disease Presentation with Q&A Session Saturday August 6, 2016 2 – 4 PM Manchester Community Library 138 Cemetery Avenue Manchester Center, Vermont This event is FREE and volunteers will be…

Concern About Lyme in Vermont

Concern About Lyme in Vermont

“Even in areas where we have really low densities of ticks, the prevalence of Lyme is still hovering right around 50 percent. So even if you’re in an area where ticks aren’t very common, if you do end up with one, our data suggests that you should still be very concerned about Lyme disease.” http://digital.vpr.net/post/black-legged-ticks-are-now-widespread-vermont-and-half-carry-lyme#stream/0

EM “Bull’s Eye” Rash

EM “Bull’s Eye” Rash

According to the Vermont Department of Health, an erythema migrans (EM) rash occurs in 60%-80% of people infected with B. burgdorferi. Not all Lyme rashes look like a “Bulls-Eye” and some people infected with Lyme bacteria do not get a rash. The Vermont Department of Health’s 2014 Lyme Surveillance Report showed less than half of Vermont…