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Tick-Borne Illnesses

Facts & Figures

In North Carolina, Public Health surveillance is conducted for the following tick-borne illnesses: anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis, Lyme disease, and spotted fever illnesses including Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Surveillance Summary Reports

Reported cases of tick-borne illnesses are also included in the overall communicable disease statistics for the state. Monthly and yearly reports are available on the Communicable Disease Facts & Figures page.

Tick Distribution and Tick-borne Disease Dashboard

The Tick Distribution and Tick-borne Disease Dashboard uses entomologic surveillance data collected through the NC Veterinary Tick Identification Program and human disease surveillance data collected from the North Carolina Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NC EDSS) to illustrate tick and tick-borne disease data in North Carolina.