An infection caused by a type of bacteria called a spirochete that is transmitted when particular types of ticks attach to a person’s skin and feed on that person’s blood. These ticks are very small–only a few millimeters (about the size of a freckle). The ticks that transit Lyme disease are found mainly in 3 areas of the United States: in the New England and eastern mid-Atlantic regions, in the upper Midwest, and on the West Coast. Also, they are seen in Europe,

China, Japan, Canada, and in the countries that were part of the former Soviet Union. In the United States, the spirochete causing Lyme disease is called Borrelia burgdorferi.

When infected ticks attach to and feed on humans long enough (minimum of 36 hours)

No, unless

Yes, when all the following criteria are met:

When exclusion criteria are resolved, the child is able to participate, and staff members...

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