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Lyme Disease is caused by a bacteria that is spread through the bite of an infected tick. Risk factors for getting Lyme disease depend on where you live, habitat (wooded, shrubby or grassy areas), and time of the year (risk of infection is greater in the spring, summer, and fall).


For information on how to report a disease click here. For any questions, please contact the appropriate health authority by phone or review the website for additional information.

Carson City, Douglas and Lyon Counties
Carson City Health & Human Services (CCHHS)
(775) 887-2190

Clark County
Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
(702) 759-1300

Washoe County
Washoe County Health District (WCHD)
(775) 328-2447

All Other Counties
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)
(775) 400-0333