Video Contest Winners Announced!
Congratulations to the
2014 Be Tick Smart Video Contest Winners!
1st Place Winners: Aja and Kaelan Selbach-Broad from River Valley Technical Center
2nd Place Winners: Elliot Thompson and Rebekah Ferreira from River Valley Technical Center
3rd Place Winners: Tyler King, Jared Brueckner, Branden Lawrence, Nick Hendee, William Giasson, Kaitlyn Kirby, Brody Greenra, and Emily Johnson from BFA Fairfax
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
Congratulations to Nick Pembroke, Kakota Knapp and Luc LaCroix of Mt. Anthony Union High School for their winning PSA!
If you have any questions about the contest, please contact:
Vermont Department of Health
Tel: 800-640-4374 or 802-863-7240