What is a vector-borne disease?

Vector-borne diseases are human illnesses that are transmitted by animals and pests, such as mosquitoes, ticks and rodents. These diseases can pose serious threats to the public's health. Summit County Public Health conducts surveillance, control efforts, and community outreach to prevent them from spreading.

summit county public health can help.

The trained professionals at Summit County Public Health can help you protect yourself and your loved ones. Whether you need guidance on identifying pests, removing them from your home, or have questions about the diseases they spread, a SCPH sanitarian is here to help. 

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