Fight the Bite

Protect yourself and your loved ones this season from animal and insect bites.

Bats, Bites & Rabies

All animal bites and exposures to bats should be reported to Washtenaw County Health Department. Call us at 734-544-6700. 

Ticks & Lyme

Washtenaw County is now confirmed as an area where Lyme disease can be transmitted. Lyme disease is spread by the bite of an infected blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis).

Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause mild illness (West Nile fever) or severe symptoms (encephalitis or meningitis - inflammation of the brain) in humans and other animals. People primarily get West Nile from the bite of an infected mosquito.

Mosquitoes & Zika

If you are traveling to an area with active Zika virus transmission, take steps to avoid mosquito bites.

Check it Out Before You Let It Out

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