Video Contest Winners Announced
Congratulations to our 2015 "Be Tick Smart" Video Contest Winners!
Thank you to all the students who submitted a video!!
1st Place: Be Tick Smart – It’s Easy
by Kaelan, Aja, and Rebekah - River Valley Technical Center
2nd Place: Repel. Inspect. Remove.
by MyKayle and Nani - Burlington Technical Center, Electronic Recording Arts
3rd Place: Patrick Goes for a Walk
by Phineas and Skip - Burlington Technical Center, Electronic Recording Arts
View past years' "Be Tick Smart" student videos:
To create a winning PSA, you need to have a good understanding about ticks, including the tick lifecycle, the bacterial infection that causes Lyme disease, and how to prevent it.
- Check out our Deer Tick Facts
- Read our booklet: "Be Tick Smart"
- Prevent tick bites
- Insect repellent tips
- Lyme disease in Vermont
- Lyme disease information from CDC
Did You Know? Tickborne illnesses are most frequently transmitted between early spring and late fall, since ticks are most active during warm months.
Listen to our PSA's for quick tips about how to Be Tick Smart and prevent Lyme disease
Test yourself: Play the Tick I.D. Game created by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services
If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:
Vermont Department of Health
Tel: 800-640-4374 or 802-863-7240