Lyme Disease in PA

Lyme Disease in PA

Over the last five years PA ranked first for reported cases in the U.S.A. The PA Department of Health reports that there were 5758 confirmed and probable cases of Lyme in 2013 with 7,400 cases, a 25% increase, in 2014. Experts believe the actual number of cases is at least 10-12 times higher than the number reported. In 2015, the PA Department of Environmental Protection published a study showing Lyme disease risk exists in all 67 counties in PA.