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    Infectious Disease Prevention Section
    Mail Code: 1927
    PO BOX 149347 - Austin, TX 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, Suite G401
    Austin, TX 78714

    Phone: (512) 776-7676
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BlackleggedTick Lyme Disease
Texas is a low incidence state for Lyme disease. From 2000 to 2020, an average of 85 human cases/year (min=11; max=276) were reported in Texas. The majority of these cases were acquired in a high incidence state or country, primarily from a state in the northeastern United States. Click here for a breakdown of Lyme disease cases reported by Texas county and area of disease acquisition (2014-2020). 

Last updated May 4, 2022