Loudoun Targets Lyme

Loudoun Targets Lyme Loudoun Targets Lyme is an initiative to improve awareness of steps Loudoun County residents can take to prevent, identify and receive treatment for Lyme disease.

In 2012, the Board of Supervisors - in recognition of the seriousness of Lyme disease - declared 2012 "Lyme Disease Awareness Year," created the Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission, and adopted a 10-point action plan to mitigate Lyme disease. Loudoun Targets Lyme is an outgrowth of this plan and involves Loudoun County government, businesses and citizens focused on reducing the impact of Lyme disease in our county.

CDC
06/04/2019

CDC

Ticks can be as small as a poppy seed. There are 5 ticks in this photo. Can you spot them? Learn how to prevent tick bites and protect yourself. http://bit.ly/2WcRqnr

https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/new-quest-diagnostics-data-shows-lyme-disease-prevalence-increasing-and-is-now...
07/31/2018
New Quest Diagnostics Data Shows Lyme Disease Prevalence Increasing and is Now Present in New U.S. States

https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/new-quest-diagnostics-data-shows-lyme-disease-prevalence-increasing-and-is-now-present-in-new-us-states-2018-07-30

SECAUCUS, N.J., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The prevalence of Lyme disease is increasing in the United States, spiking significantly between 2016 and 2017, and has spread to all 50 United States and the District of Columbia, according to a new study released today by Quest Diagnostics DGX, -0.08%....

06/07/2018
CDC

CDC

Planning outdoor activities this summer? Be on the lookout for ticks! If you find a tick attached to your skin, remove it safely: http://1.usa.gov/1EuYPJj

Loudoun Targets Lyme's cover photo
06/01/2018

Loudoun Targets Lyme's cover photo

05/25/2018
Fairfax County Government

Fairfax County Government

What better way to start your week than with some fresh beats? The Fairfax County Health Department's own MC Bugg-Z is back, dropping rhymes to help keep you safe from lyme. "Tick Check 1-2" is destined to be the song of the summer.

05/22/2018
Fairfax County Health Department

Enjoy the latest rhyme from Fairfax County Health Department's MC Bugg-Z and learn how and why to protect yourself from tick bites!

Have you heard our new rhyme to target Lyme? MC Bugg-Z drops knowledge and bars to help you protect yourself from tick bites and Lyme disease.

Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD
05/17/2018

Ashburn Volunteer Fire Rescue Department - AVFRD

Loudoun Targets Lyme is a sponsor of our May 20th Open House at Ashburn Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department. Stop by between noon and 3:45pm to learn how to protect yourself from Lyme disease and the latest on early detection and treatment while the kids enjoy all of our other fun activities!

05/16/2018
Lyme Disease Educational Video

Lyme Disease Educational Video

Loudoun Lyme Disease Commission animated video on staying safe from Lyme disease

Loudoun Targets Lyme's cover photo
05/16/2018

Loudoun Targets Lyme's cover photo

Loudoun Targets Lyme
05/16/2018

Loudoun Targets Lyme

A great day at the Loudoun Lyme 5K
05/06/2018

A great day at the Loudoun Lyme 5K

Loudoun County Health Department
04/24/2018

Loudoun County Health Department

We hope everyone enjoyed the Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival! What beautiful spring weather! Health Department staff and Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps volunteers had a great time at the Loudoun Targets Lyme tent talking to you about how to protect yourself against ticks and how to have a tick-resistant property! Remember: wear tick repellant, check yourself for ticks, and shower after being outdoors!

Loudoun County Health Department
04/22/2018

Loudoun County Health Department

Have you visited the Loudoun Targets Lyme booth at the Leesburg Flower and Garden Festival? Lots of great information on ticks and Lyme Disease!

Spreading the word on Lyme disease prevention at National Night Out 2017
08/02/2017

Spreading the word on Lyme disease prevention at National Night Out 2017

Spreading the word on Lyme disease prevention at National Night Out 2017

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