The Pembroke Board of Health would like to advise local residents of an increased number of tick borne illnesses within the last few weeks.
Deer ticks in Massachusetts can carry Lyme Disease.To learn more about Lyme Disease visit mass.gov/dph.
More information on choosing a repellent and how to use repellents safely is included in the MDPH Tick Repellents fact sheet at mass.gov/dph/tick. Contact the MDPH at 617-983-6800 for more information.
This information is provided by Epidemiology Program within the Department of Public Health.