Lyme Disease Data and Resources

For more information about Lyme disease, call the Vermont Department of Health, Epidemiology Field Unit at 800-640-4374 or 863-7240.

Surveillance Data

Lyme Disease Surveillance Report 2012 PDF
Summary of Lyme disease activity reported to the Vermont Department of Health in 2012. Includes data on confirmed and probably cases, symptoms, incidence, location of exposure.

Lyme Disease Surveillance Report 2011

Reported Cases of Lyme Disease: 1999-2012 PDF
Includes cases with Vermont, out of state, and unknown exposure, as well as case numbers for Northeastern states.

Lyme Disease Cases by Month of Diagnosis (chart) PDF

Incidence Rate Maps PDF

* The case definition for Lyme disease was changed in 2008 to include a "probable" category. Maps from 2008 and later include both confirmed and probable cases.

Ticks Reported by Veterinary Clinics PDF

2011 Canine Serosurvey Report PDF

Surveillance Case Definition
Developed for national reporting of Lyme disease; it is not intended to be used in clinical diagnosis.

Fact Sheets & Publications

Fact Sheets - Lyme disease Prevention

CDC Prevent Lyme disease poster

Booklet: The Ticks Are Out - What you should know about tick bites and Lyme disease.

Booklet: "The Ticks Are Out"

NEW: Order tick booklets and tick cards here(exit VDH)



tick poster image

Ticks that spread Lyme disease live in Vermont PDF Poster - 11x17, 246 KB

Print and display for public awareness.




Lyme Disease in Vermont: An Important Emerging Infection PDF
Infectious Disease Control Bulletin (Spring Supplement June 2010)

Tick Management Handbook - An integrated guide for homeowners, pest control operators, and public health officials for the prevention of tick-associated disease PDF - Prepared by Kirby C. Stafford III, Ph.D., Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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