LYME DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH May 2019
WHEREAS Lyme disease is a serious illness caused by the bite of a black-legged tick infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi:
and WHEREAS black-legged ticks carrying a variety of diseases or illnesses can now be found in all parts of Nova Scotia;
and WHEREAS awareness, education and practicing preventative measures, such as daily tick checks and proper tick removal, can help reduce your chances of contracting tick borne diseases;
THEREFORE, be it resolved that I, Mayor Wendy Robinson, on behalf of the Town of Stewiacke, do hereby proclaim May 2019 as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month”.