Take this quiz to determine the best ways to reduce your Lyme disease risk.
Approximately 300,000 people get Lyme disease each year, with the greatest risk located in the New England, mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest areas of the country. Lyme disease is transmitted through the bite of an infected deer tick and can produce a range of symptoms, from a rash and fever to fatigue, joint pain and even paralysis.
The best way to lower your risk of developing Lyme disease is to take steps to prevent tick bites. To discover what you can do to avoid ticks, answer true or false to the following statements.
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Date Last Reviewed: March 13, 2019
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