Ticks Are A Real Problem This Year

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – More than 100 cases of tick-borne diseases have been reported in Indiana so far in 2018.

Ticks can transmit a variety of diseases such as Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

In 2017, Indiana reported more than 250 cases of tick-borne illness.

Flu-like symptoms are common, including headache, muscle or joint pain, and a fever. 

Be sure to check with your doctor if you think you have been bitten or have any of these symptoms.

Reports of tick-borne diseases are increasing.

To learn more, just go to the  Indiana State Department of Health web site.