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City Letter Regarding Lyme Disease

Last updated on Friday, April 13, 2018

The Hamilton Medical Officer of Health has identified an estimated Lyme disease risk area in the City of Hamilton. Lyme disease is an illness caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi.
This bacteria is passed onto to people and pets through the bite of a blacklegged tick (also called a deer tick) that can also carry the bacteria.

Please see the letter below with more details about Lyme disease.

Lyme Disease Letter to parents_March 28