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Indiana State Department of Health

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases Home
Information on the different mosquito-borne diseases found in Indiana, an interactive county data map on mosquito-borne virus activity, facts about West  Nile Virus, West Nile in birds and animals, what to do with dead birds, information for local health departments and health professionals.

Histoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis is an infection caused by a fungus, Histplasma capsulatum. Find out about the disease, the fungus and how to handle infestations.

Rats and Mice
Information about the house mouse and the rat, how to recognize a rodent problem and how to eliminate it.

Tick Poster - [6 MB]
Tick-borne disease is a reality in Indiana, there have been confirmed cases of Ehrlichiosis, Lyme, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. This poster may be printed and displayed in any location where patrons should be warned about tick exposures.

Lyme Disease Home
Lyme disease is an illness that can affect the skin and in some patients the nervous system, joints or heart. It is caused by a spiral shaped bacterium called Borrelia burgdorferi.