CMC offers snap bracelets to remind Granite Staters to check themselves for ticks.

Jul 27, 2015 2:29 PM

Mayor Ted Gatsas declares Tick Awareness Week in Manchester

MANCHESTER - Mayor Ted Gatsas has declared this week - July 27-31 - as Tick Awareness Week in the Queen City.

New Hampshire has the second highest rate of Lyme Disease in the country. In 2014, over 1,400 cases of Lyme were reported in the state. Only Vermont had more cases of Lyme in 2014.

In conjunction with Tick Awareness Week, Catholic Medical Center and The Manchester Public Health Department have launched a campaign educating Granite Staters on the dangers of tick borne diseases.

CMC is offering free snap bracelets to remind you to check your clothes and skin after spending time outside.

The snap bracelets are free and can be picked up at Catholic Medical Center.


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