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Lenawee County Health Department Vector Borne Disease Surveillance & Prevention Program
June 4, 2019
This summer, the Lenawee County Health Department (LCHD) is participating in a Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Prevention Program in coordination with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS). LCHD will be providing mosquito and tick monitoring data to MDHHS as well as use the surveillance data to notify the public of risks related to emerging vector borne diseases
The LCHD surveillance program will be geared toward identifying populations of potentially invasive Aedes species mosquitos capable of transmitting the Zika virus and the blacklegged tick (deer tick) capable of transmitting Lyme disease or other diseases.
How can you Help Prevent Mosquito Borne Diseases:
How can you Help Prevent Tick Borne Disease:
We will continue to monitor our community throughout the remainder of our program.
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