Sept. 5: The government is asking Manitobans to send blacklegged deer ticks in to government labs to be tested for Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection people can get from a tick bite. People are most likely to get bitten between April and November. For more information on Lyme disease, blacklegged ticks and how to submit them to the government, go to www.gov.mb.ca/health/lyme/blacklegged.html.
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