TICKS IN VIRGNIA
Did you Know?
Virginia is considered a high-incidence state for Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and Alpha-gal Syndrome.
You can get bitten by a tick year-round in Virginia.
There are over a dozen different potential tick-borne diseases in Virginia.
Tick-borne diseases can be chronic and lead to disability and early death.
Ticks are increasing and moving to new regions.
Tick-borne diseases have been declared a global public health threat.
Ticks in Virginia was created to raise awareness of the dangers of ticks, how to prevent tick-borne diseases, and improve health outcomes for patients with tick-borne diseases. Through research, education, and the sharing of evidence-based information and resources, we aim to prevent tick-borne diseases for residents and visitors to Virginia.