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.
Lyme disease is an east coast disease, right? Thats what we’re all taught. Since I am on a vacation in Monterey, CA (on the central ocean coast of california) this week with my family, I decided to spend a few minutes in the hotel room doing some research and making a wonderful video for you. Let’s see about the truth regarding Lyme disease in California.
Since I grew up in California and have lived here my whole life (and probably also got my case of Lyme disease here), this article is very close to home for me. I searched for help for years in California before I found a proper diagnosis. Maybe this information can save you, or a loved one, the same trouble.