State health department issues alert for ticks, Lyme Disease cases reported in Allegan and Cass Counties

May 31, 2013
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98 cases of Lyme Disease were reported in Michigan last year, most of them along the western shoreline and in the Upper Peninsula

Source: Mlive

KALAMAZOO, MI - Reports of Lyme disease are popping up across the state, with new cases noted in Allegan and Cass counties last week, and the Michigan Department of Community Health issued an alert Thursday warning people to avoid bites from ticks that carry the disease.

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