Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month. Brenda Frederick from the Central Allegheny Lyme Support Group discusses what Lyme Disease is and how you can prevent it.

Prevention Tips

  • Avoid Tall Grass & Underbrush
  • Walk In Middle of Trails
  • Wear Long Sleeves & Long Pants
  • Tuck Pants into Socks
  • Treat Clothing w/ Permethrin or DEET Repellents
  • Perform Careful Tick Checks

If you or a loved one has Lyme Disease, Central Allegheny Lyme Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Curryville Church Schoolhouse in Curryville.

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