- Lyme disease was first identified here, and we remain at the forefront of treating tick-borne illnesses.
- We offer a full range of tests to detect tick-borne illnesses.
- We treat hundreds of patients each year with tick-borne illnesses.
A tick bite can turn a pleasant walk in the woods or an afternoon in the garden into a cause for concern. But being bitten by a tick isn’t a reason for immediate panic. Tick-borne illnesses such as Lyme disease can be treated effectively if caught early. Doctors in Yale Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine treat hundreds of patients each year for tick-borne illnesses, with excellent results.