Ehrlichiosis is a group of diseases caused by the Ehrlichia bacteria. These bacteria are spread to people through the bite of infected ticks, including the lone star tick and the blacklegged tick. It is most commonly found in the southeastern and south-central U.S.
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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)