Lyme Disease is the most commonly reported tick-borne disease in the United States.
For a guide to Understanding and Preventing Transmission, contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
The NJ Department of Health Lyme Disease Hotline is 1-800-792-8831.
The website is www.lymenet.org for further information.
Free Tick Testing is available at the Bay Area Lyme Foundation which will provide individuals with free, timely informaiton as to whether a tick they have encountered is an infected or uninfected tick. Contact www.bayarealyme.org/lyme-disease-prevention/tick-testing/ for more information.