Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi)
Lyme disease is a potentially serious bacterial infection caused by a tick bite and affects humans and animals. The Minnesota Department of Health is working with residents to limit exposure to the ticks causing the disease, as well as to monitor the spread of the disease across the state.
- Lyme Disease Basics
Lyme disease information. Includes transmission, prevention, common signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and answers to frequently asked questions.
Disease Statistics and Maps
Statistics and maps for Lyme disease in Minnesota and the United States.
Disease Information for Health Professionals
Guidelines, resources, and other clinical information; and required reporting information.