Manitoba Health is encouraging Manitobans to take steps to help protect against tick bites and Lyme disease. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and Lyme disease is becoming more common in southern Manitoba.
May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and public health officials with Manitoba Health are reminding Manitobans that tick-borne diseases including Lyme disease, are preventable.
The Manitoba government has announced that it has joined the eTick platform for expert advice to help Manitobans determine their risk of Lyme disease.
The Manitoba government is moving forward with the establishment of a collaborative care service to streamline and improve health services for patients who show symptoms of late Lyme disease and other emerging tick-borne illnesses.