Vector-Borne Diseases

Bird and birdbath

What is a Vector-Borne Disease?

Vector-borne diseases are illnesses that are spread through the bite of an infected tick or mosquito.

The two most common vector-borne diseases in this area are Lyme disease and West Nile Virus. If traveling within Canada or abroad there may be risks for other types of vector-borne diseases.


Last Updated: July 26, 2017
For more information contact