Tick-borne Diseases

Ticks can carry disease and transmit the disease organisms while feeding.  Most tick bites do not result in disease, but it is a good idea to recognize and watch for the early symptoms of some of the more commonly encountered tick-transmitted diseases.

Tick-borne diseases found in Georgia include:

  • Spotted fever rickettsiosis

  • Anaplasmosis

  • Ehrlichiosis

  • Lyme Disease

Information for the Public

Information for Healthcare Providers

Tick Removal and Testing

Page last updated 12/01/2017