Tick-Borne Diseases

Vector-Borne Disease
Public Health

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What you need to know

​​​​Ticks can carry germs that cause serious and sometimes deadly diseases like Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia, which can all be found in Nebraska. Frequent tick checks and prompt removal of ticks decreases the likelihood of a tick spreading disease.​

DHHS Vector-Borne Disease Program
Epidemiology Unit
Phone Number
(402) 471-2937
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026