California government finally recognizes Lyme

CDPH Cautions Californians About Ticks And Tick-Borne Diseases


Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state public health officer, today warned individuals who work or play outdoors in the winter months to be on the alert for ticks that may carry bacteria that cause Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.



  • Torla Boucher

    On KSL TV tonite (1/26/12) had an item on Lymes.  They think it can’t be real as they maintain they have “no” dear ticks in Utah.  My daughter has lymes and I know another family that have 3 members with diagnoses of lyme.  What can we do to raise awareness?