Health departments investigate several tickborne infections including Lyme disease, babesiosis, ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, and spotted fever rickettsiosis.


Diagram of blacklegged tick sizes in different stages of life

Size of the blacklegged tick at different life stages. Image courtesy of CDC.

Tickborne Infections in Wisconsin

Preventing Tick Bites on People

Tickborne Infections (Wisconsin Department of Health Services)



For more information contact one of our Public Health Nurses by calling the Marathon County Health Department at 715-261-1900.



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