The answer to this is, yes. Every state and most countries have Lyme. The canine map of the infected dogs shows that they have a case in every state now, and where dogs can get it, humans can too. So if you’re PCP is telling you that there is no Lyme in your state, please show him this.
Note: On the map below, white stands for “no reported cases.” There is not one state that is white.
Here are news articles, maps, statistics related to each state.
- Alabama Lyme Disease Association
- Alabama Lyme Association Non Profit (Facebook)
- WSFA 12 special report: Lyme disease in Alabama
- Ohio Lyme Support Groups, News and Websites
- Lyme disease expected to be epidemic in Ohio
- Untracked ticks, Lyme disease big risk in Ohio
- News: Out for Blood: Ticks, Lyme Disease Cases on the Rise in Ohio
- Does Oregon had Lyme Disease?
- Mystery Illness Solved: Lyme Disease — Oregon Family Suffered Years And Years’ From Ailment Carried By Ticks
- Lyme Disease in Oregon by the Journal of Clinical Microbiology
- Spiroplasma ixodetis sp. nov., a New Species from Ixodes pacificus
- Ticks Collected in Oregon
- ISOLATION OF BORRELIA BURGDORFERI FROM NEOTOMA FUSCIPES, PEROMYSCUS MANICULATUS, PEROMYSCUS BOYLII, AND IXODES PACIFICUS IN OREGON
- Canine Zoonotic Diseases in Oregon by Oregon Department of Human Services
- The Western Black-Legged Tick, Ixodes Pacificus: A Vector of Borrelia Burgdorferi