Seasonal Life Cycles of Ticks Commonly Found in New York State
Tick-borne Diseases In the United States
Table by Daniel Gilrein
Additional Tick Information
Suffolk County Department of Health Services (pdf) - Tick-transmitted disease information and prevention.
Lyme Disease: A Public Information Guide (pdf) - Brochure distributed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, providing information on Lyme disease spread, geographic distribution, symptoms, and treatment.
Tick Management Handbook (pdf) - Disclaimer: Please read pesticide labels prior to use. The information contained in this document is not a substitute for a pesticide label. Trade names used herein are for convenience only; no endorsement of products is intended, nor is criticism of unnamed products implied. Most of this information is historical in nature and may no longer be applicable.
Tick Encounter Resource Center - Tick Forecasts & Guidance, Tick-Bite Prevention Strategies, Personalized Lyme Disease Risk Assessment
24-Hour Lyme Disease Hotline and Website
This 24-hour Hotline (800-886-LYME(5963), in operation since 1993, responds to over 80,000 inquiries each year from across the country and contains numerous information options, including proper tick removal, disease information, prevention techniques, physician referrals (pdf), and even information to help pet owners. Also visit the Lyme Disease Foundation for more information.