Cases of Lyme Disease increased by 1300% between 2009 and 2017. Due to climate change ticks are spreading across Canada. This will mean an increase in Lyme Disease.

Experts are warning the tick population continues to expand; Lyme disease cases increased from 144 in 2009 to 2,025 in 2017. Ticks are moving between 35-55 km per year and with the recent decades of climate change, Southern Canada is making for a better place for ticks to set up home. Click here for the summary of the article.

Public Health Officials Warn About Dangers of Ticks in Eastern Ontario

As the tick population continues to expand in Eastern Ontario, alongside additional areas across Canada, experts are predicting a potential increase in Lyme disease cases this year.  Here’s what you need to know about ticks, Lyme disease, and how to protect yourself.