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SECTION 16-B
Public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 2
§ 16-b. Public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other
tick-borne diseases. The commissioner, in consultation with the
commissioner of health, shall develop and conduct a public awareness
campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases. The
campaign may utilize public forums, social media and mass media,
including but not limited to internet, radio, and print advertising and
shall include materials and information on the department's website. The
campaign shall be tailored to educate farmers, farm workers, and other
agricultural employees regarding: (a) Lyme disease and other tick-borne
diseases; (b) recognition of the symptoms of Lyme disease and other
tick-borne diseases; (c) the available treatments for Lyme disease and
other tick-borne diseases; and (d) preventive measures that may be taken
to lessen the threat posed by ticks carrying Lyme disease or other
tick-borne diseases.