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July 24, 2000
AWARENESS KEY TO REDUCING RISK OF LYME DISEASE
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Nassau County Legislator Vincent Muscarella (R-West Hempstead) advises residents that awareness is key to reducing the risk of contracting Lyme disease or other tick-borne diseases. "With the warm summer months families spend more times outdoors locally or away visiting families or friends on vacation. As someone who has contracted Lyme Disease I urge residents to be aware of your surroundings and dress appropriately," said Legislator Muscarella.
The Nassau County Health Department provides the following advice: