Babesiosis is a malaria-like infection caused by a tiny parasite. The primary form of transmission of babesiosis is through the bite of an infected tick, the same tick species that transmits Lyme Disease.
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Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties
Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS)
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)