Lyme Disease is on the Rise!
The PA Departement of Health is reporting that the deer tick has been found in all 67 counties in PA per research done by the Department of Environmental Protection. The deer tick carries Lyme Disease and other tickborne diseases. From May through August the aggressive nymph stage of the deer tick is active. Learn how to protect yourself! Click on the image below to visit the CDC Lyme Disease web page.
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Measles in the US
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads through the air through coughing and sneezing. Measles starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat, and is followed by a rash that spreads all over the body. About three out of 10 people who get measles will develop one or more complications including pneumonia, ear infections, or diarrhea. Complications are more common in adults and young children.
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In Pennsylvania, One in Ten Kids Not Vaccinated