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Lyme disease

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Lyme disease

Lyme disease is present in ticks in the Ottawa and Outaouais regions. We strongly urge you to read these guidelines from Ottawa, Ontario, and Quebec.

In particular, review the material regarding clothing to wear, insect repellant to use, how to detect and remove ticks, and symptoms of infection.

Here is a set of detailed steps to check yourself for ticks (from Trails.com).