Be Tick Smart High School Video Contest

Be Tick Smart. Repel. Inspect. Remove

Enter  the 2nd Annual Video Contest!

Click for large version of Be Tick Smart High School Video Contest flyerAll Vermont students in grades 9–12 are invited to enter the "Be Tick Smart" video contest!

Contest Guidelines and Entry Form PDF document
Contest Flyer PDF document

Background info about ticks & Lyme disease

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.

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

Did You Know? Tickborne illnesses are most frequently transmitted between early spring and late fall, since ticks are most active during warm months.

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Prevention messages

tickListen to our PSA's for quick tips about how to Be Tick Smart and prevent Lyme disease

tickTest yourself: Play the Tick I.D. Game created by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services

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2013 PSA Videos

Congratulations to Nick Pembroke, Kakota Knapp and Luc LaCroix of Mt. Anthony Union High School for their winning PSA!

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Have questions?

If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:

Chaity Naik
Vermont Department of Health
Tel: 800-640-4374 or 802-863-7240

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