Fast Facts

Source: Center for Disease Control (

Lyme disease is the most commonly reported vectorborne illness in the U.S. In 2009, it was the 5th most common nationally notifiable disease for the Centers for Disease Control. In 2010, 94% of human Lyme disease cases were reported from 12 states:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • New Jersey
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Links to more information:

Center for Disease Control:
Test Your Knowledge Quiz:
MN Dept. of Health:
Univ. of MN Extension:
Canine Vaccine Guidelines: